CHARLESTOWN, Nevis – POLICE on Nevis are investigating an armed robbery that took place in Brazziers yesterday afternoon (Apr. 5).
According to a police report, preliminary investigations revealed that sometime after 1:00 p.m. yesterday, three armed masked men had confronted Ralph Ottley when he was about to enter the yard of his Brazziers home.
The bandits then demanded money from Ottley and managed to escape with a small sum of cash.
Before fleeing the scene, the bandits had fired several shots and Ottley was transported to the Alexandra Hospital, where he was treated and discharged for minor injuries.
The police report however did not state the cause of his injuries.
The scene was processed by members of the Forensic Unit and items of evidential value were taken into custody.
Investigations into the matter are ongoing and the police is asking anyone who might have information about this incident to contact the Criminal Investigation Department by dialling 469-5392 or their nearest police station.