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Man Shoots Woman In Arm Then Speeds Away

By SANCHESKA BROWN

Tribune Staff Reporter

sbrown@tribunemedia.net

POLICE are on the hunt for a man who shot a woman early yesterday morning in the Village Road area.

According to reports, around 2am on Tuesday, a woman was about to get out of her car in front of a business off Village Road, when a man in a white Astro Van shot her before speeding off.

The woman drove herself to hospital where she remains in stable condition.

Police are also asking for the public’s help in solving three overnight armed robberies.

The first incident occurred shortly after 10pm on Monday. According to police, a man and a woman were walking on Knowles Drive in Faith Gardens, when a gunman pulled up in a green Honda Accord and robbed them of two cell phones before speeding off.

About an hour later, around 11pm, police said a man was walking on Bernard Road, when four men armed with a handgun pulled up in a white Ford Explorer and robbed him of a watch and cell phone before speeding off.

The final incident happened shorty before 2am on Tuesday.

Police said a man was driving in the Monastery Park area in his gold coloured 2014 Kia Cerato, when two men armed with a handgun forced him to stop. The two men then robbed the victim of his vehicle before speeding off.

Anyone with information on any of these incidents is asked to contact police at 911 or 919, the Central Detective Unit at 502-9991 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 328-TIPS.

Investigations continue.

Mississippi man arrested for failing to declare $30,000

AN American man from Mississippi is in police custody for failing to declare $30,000 and making a false declaration on Monday.

According to police reports, shortly after 3pm on Monday, the man was returning to the United States when US Customs and Border Patrol officials detained him at the US Pre-Clearance Departure Lounge at the Lynden Pindling International Airport for failing to declare $30,000 and making a false declaration.

The man was handed over to the police.

Investigations continue.

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