One man is in police custody for the rape and robbery of a 55-year-old woman on May 8 at the Plymouth Multipurpose Centre.
The 24-year-old man was arrested during an anti-crime patrol by the Tobago Divisional CID in the Scarborough Police and Shirvan police district from 4-8.30 am on Friday.
Snr Supt Jeffrey George told Newsday, “The homes of 11 priority offenders were targeted and search warrants executed. Seven persons were arrested as suspects in various crimes, including the 24-year-old suspect in a report of armed robbery and rape in the Plymouth district.”
According to a report, the victim was working in the area when she was held against her will at gunpoint and sexually assaulted at the centre, in the Arnos Vale area, near the corner of Pentland Road and Adventure Link Road.
Investigations are continuing.