16-year-old Couva student missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 16-year-old Jesse Bephan.

Jesse, of Heliconia Drive, Roystonia, Couva, was last seen at St. Mary’s Junction, Freeport, at around 2:00pm on Monday 20th March, 2017.

He was reported missing to the Freeport Police Station, by his mother, Sharon Bickaroo, at 8:45pm on the same day.

Jesse has short black hair, is of East Indian descent, 5 feet 8 inches tall, dark brown in complexion and of medium build.

Missing 14-year-old Malabar student found

Tasha Sandsand, the 14-year-old pupil of Malabar Secondary School, who was reported missing by her grandmother, Trina Vialva, on Wednesday 8th March, 2017, has been found, a statement by the Police Service says.

The statement says members of the Child Protection Unit are continuing investigations and that the Police Service thanks the public for its assistance in ensuring the teenager’s safe return.

The statement contains no further information.

14-year-old Diego Martin North student missing

Police are is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 14-year-old Diego Martin North Secondary School student, Aisha Thomas.

Thomas, of Green Hill Village, Diego Martin, was reported missing to the West End Police Station at 9 pm on Wednesday 15th February, 2017, by her father, Michael Thomas.

She was last seen leaving her home in the white shirt and green skirt of her Diego Martin North Secondary School uniform, on her way to school at 7:30 am on Wednesday 15th February, 2017.

Police investigate hanging death of 14-year-old student

Police are investigating a report that a 14-year-old student committed suicide by hanging himself on Sunday. 

According to reports, Zidane Malone, a Form 3 student of the Five Rivers Secondary School, was found in a bedroom by his mother around 1 am Sunday at his home in Bon Air Gardens, Arouca. 

His mother said she knew her son was sad, but did not know he was so depressed to the point to take his life.

Zidane's mother said that in a previous conversation, he had told her that he felt if he was not around, the family would be better off.

Student's hair burnt in prank at school

A mother is now seeking answers after her son’s hair was burnt during an apparent prank at the Coryal High School yesterday. 

Felicia Ragbir said two students used a cigarette lighter to burn the hair on her son Roberto Gregoire’s head. She said while her 13-year-old son, a Form Two student, suffered no major injuries, she was distraught that such an incident could occur in school.

The matter was reported to Cumuto Police Station by teachers and the two boys were taken to the Cumuto Police Station where officers took statements from them yesterday.

15-year-old St Francois student found hanging; police suspect suicide

A 15-year-old St Francois Girls College student has been found hanging from a cord in her room on Tuesday morning.

Belmont police investigating the death believe the girl might have committed suicide.

The student went to school on Monday and returned home after school was finished and went into her room.

CNC3 understands she had previously complained about issues related to how she was being treated by some at the school.