FOUR PERSONS IN CUSTODY ASSISTING WITH RECENT ARMED ROBBERY
By: Staff Writer
Four persons have been taken into custody to assist with investigations into an armed robbery of Nevisian businessman, who was shot and injured.
According to a police press release:
Preliminary investigations so far have evealed that at about 1:45 a.m. on November 08, 2018, two armed, masked individuals entered the home of John Yearwood in the Jones Estate area. Yearwood shot both intruders, and received a gunshot wound to the leg from one of them. Police understand that the assailants escaped the scene with a sum of cash using Yearwood’s motor pick up.
Yearwood, who is presently warded at the Alexandra Hospital is listed as being in a stable condition.
His vehicle was later recovered by Police in the Mount Nevis area.
Investigations into the matter are ongoing.
The Police are urging persons with information regarding this incident to call the Charlestown Police Station at 469-5391/5392 or their nearest Police Station.