Friday 14 August, 2020

'Robber' caught in house wearing owner's clothes after two day spree

A team of officers attached to the Hanover Police Division arrested and charged a man with burglary and larceny after he was caught on his second attempt in the complainant’s house in Lucea, Hanover.

The robber has been identified as 20-year-old Nickoloy Forbes of Barrett Hall in St. James.

Reports are that on Sunday, July 26, the complainant securely locked up his house and left. On his return he observed that his house was broken into and several items were stolen.

One Glock magazine, thirty-three rounds of ammunition, several pieces of jewellery valuing approximately $1 million, cash amounting to $309,000 among items of clothing were missing. The matter was reported to the police.

About 5:00 pm, on Monday, July 27 after breaking into the complainant’s house a second time, Forbes was caught in the complainant’s house dressed in the clothes he had stolen.

He was subsequently charged with burglary and larceny on Thursday, July 30. His court date is being finalised.

 

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