PoS man held for stealing bikinis, dresses from deliverywoman

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FILE PHOTO: Police on patrol on Frederick Street in Port of Spain. – SUREASH CHOLAI

A 26-year-old Basilon Street man is in police custody for the theft of clothing from a deliverywoman in Port of Spain last Wednesday.

Members of the Port of Spain City Police were on patrol at around 1 pm on Monday when they got information that a suspected thief was nearby.

The man was arrested and is expected to be charged with theft.

Police said an online retailer received an order for nine dresses and two bikinis, totalling $3000, and was told to deliver the clothes to Picadilly Street, east Port of Spain where payment would be made.

When the woman got to the location she was met by another woman who said she was no longer interested in buying the clothing.

The man then snatched the bag with the clothes and ran away.

Port of Spain police are continuing enquiries.

The exercise was led by Sgt Greene, Cpl Spencer, WPCs Roach, Matloo and PCs McGuirk, Thomas and Maunday.

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