Private security company and police find car three hours after it was stolen

3 years ago

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Police Officers assigned to the Port Maria Police Station, with the assistance of a private security company recovered a motor vehicle on Purcell Lane, Annotto Bay, St. Mary following an incident in the division yesterday

Reports are that about 12:45 p.m., two men wearing masks entered a grey 2014 Toyota Probox which operates as a taxi on the route Oracabessa to Ocho Rios. Upon reaching the vicinity of Galina, one of the men pulled a firearm and proceeded to rob the driver of JMD 13,000.00 and the motor vehicle before escaping.

About 1:05 p.m., the security company and the police were alerted and following investigation, the motor vehicle was tracked to Purcell Lane where it was found abandoned about 4:30 p.m.

No one was arrested in connection with the recovery. Investigations are ongoing.