Suspected goat thief shot; two accomplices nabbed

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 14:04 by GxMedia

At about 0530h. today Wednesday September 09, 2015, the police responded to a report of suspected larceny of goats, police said in a statement.

On arrival at the Helena No. 2 Public Road, Mahaica, ECD, three men and a woman were seen in a motor vehicle with two goats.

The men and the woman made efforts to escape and were pursued by the police, during which one of the men allegedly attacked a rank with a pair of scissors and was shot to his buttocks.

The injured man has been admitted to the Mahaicony Hospital, while another man and the woman were arrested and are in police custody.

The Police Office of Professional Responsibility is conducting investigations into the incident. The police rank concerned is under close arrest.