Two fifteen-year old youths appeared in court today charged with the armed robbery on Monday morning of a P.H. Veira and Company Limited employee, outside the First Caribbean International Bank (FCIB) in Kingstown, while on his way to make a deposit.
A third person, a 23 year old resident of East St. George remained in police custody as a suspect as investigations continue into the incident.
According to I-Witness News, the youths whose name cannot be disclosed because of their age, were not required to plea to the indictable charge when they appeared before Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne-Matthias at the Serious Offences Court.
They will reappear in court on May 10, 2017, for the commencement of a preliminary inquiry.
The report by I-Witness News, says that one of the youngsters who is from South Leeward is charged with possession of a firearm with intent to commit an offence.
He is also charged that on January 30, in Kingstown, being armed with a gun, he robbed Dwight Parsons of Chopping of one black bag , valued EC$35, containing EC$34,750, in cash, and three cheques valued $2,165.05, a total of EC$36, 915.05, the property of P.H. Veira and Company Limited.
The second youngster who is from Marriaqua is charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.