Resident chased, apprehend thief who attempted to break into Lamaha Street property
Two men identified by the police only as an 18-year-old fisherman of Riverview Housing Scheme and a 35-year-old fisherman of Cooper Street, Albouystown are in police custody after their attempts to break into a Lamaha Street, Alberttown, Georgetown property was thwarted Thursday night.
Police Headquarters reported that a 39-year-old resident of Lamaha Street was awakened by dogs barking.
Upon checking, he saw the two males walking in the yard of a real estate company – Century 21.
He then raised an alarm, and the suspects began to run.
Police said the resident gave chase behind the suspects and managed to apprehend one of them between Light and Cummings Streets.
A party of police arrived at the scene, a search was conducted, and the other suspect was apprehended in a yard.
A search was subsequently carried out in the yard of Century 21 and one claw bar, a drill, and other items were discovered in a bag in the yard.
The suspects were placed into custody at the Alberttown Police Station pending investigation and the items were lodged.