Three gunmen held up and robbed a 61-year-old gardener, who was tending his crops, of his Nissan Navarra van which he had parked at the side of the road. The vehicle is valued at $212,000.
According to a police report, at about 2.30 pm on Wednesday, Boodram Harripersad was in his garden at Petit Morne Extension, Ste Madeleine when a white AD station wagon pulled up and three men armed with guns alighted the vehicle. With guns pointing in his direction, the thieves approached Harripersad and demanded that he hand over the keys to the van. They then escaped. PC Lall of the Ste Madeleine Police Station is investigating.