The 15-year-old arrested in connection with Thursday’s armed robbery on Virgin Gorda has been released pending further investigation.
On the other hand, the three other adult male suspects have now been charged.
They have been identified as 25-year-old Tray Audain of no fix place of abode, 28-year-old Rakeem Lennard of North Sound, and 21-year-old Lekhoy Hughes of no fix place of abode.
“The three are to appear before the Magistrate’s Court at its next available sitting,” police have reported.
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A minor is among a group of men arrested in connection to an armed robbery on Virgin Gorda, Thursday night, October 15.
A total of four males were arrested.
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) said in a media release Friday morning that last night’s robbery happened at a supermarket on Lee Road in the Valley.
“Initial reports indicate that two masked males, both armed with firearms, approached two individuals outside the supermarket, snatched their handbags, ran to the back of the store and escaped in a vehicle,” the RVIPF said.
“Officers of the Virgin Gorda Police Station responded immediately and apprehended three suspects, including the driver of the vehicle near a North Sound Basketball Court,” they added.
Police said a fourth suspect had fled the scene but was later captured and arrested.
Charges are pending for the quartet.
In the meantime, the RVIPF said the stolen items were recovered in the reported getaway vehicle. Investigations are said to be ongoing in the matter.
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