The St. Thomas police have launched a manhunt for two men who reportedly robbed a petroleum service station on the Golden Grove main road in the parish on Sunday, February 9.
Reports from the Morant Bay Police are that about 9:30 a.m., a police team responded to a report of a robbery at the service station. The robbers reportedly challenged the police team, opening gunfire at them.
Police said a confrontation ensued and the men escaped in a car that was parked close by. They left behind a Heckler & Koch 9mm pistol, which was seized by the police. The vehicle was later found abandoned in a cane field.
Persons with information that can assist investigators are being asked to contact the Morant Bay Police at 876-982-1027, Crime Stop at 311or the Police 119 emergency number.