The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) said an unknown number of persons have already been arrested in relation to the Virgin Gorda bank robbery that occurred at 10:30 am on Friday, March 20.
In a subsequent media release Friday afternoon, the RVIPF said armed bandits robbed the sole bank on the island — Banco Popular.
“The amount of money stolen is currently unknown, and no injuries have been reported,” the release said.
“Arrests have been made and these persons are assisting with the investigation. Anyone with pertinent information about this incident is asked to contact the RVIPF at its three-digit access number 311 or the Intelligence Unit at 284-368-9339. All information will be treated with the strictest confidence,” the release said.
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is said to be investigating a reported bank robbery which occurred on Virgin Gorda sometime on Friday, March 20.
Information on the reported incident is sketchy. However, Police Information Officer Akia Thomas confirmed the robbery to BVI News moments ago.
She stated: ” I can confirm [it] but I have no information on the details.
The investigation is ongoing.”
BVI News will provide more information as soon as it is made available.
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