Manhunt underway for alleged robbers after they engaged police in shootout along Sir Florizel Glasspole Highway in Kingston
A manhunt is underway for two alleged robbers, after they, along with two others, engaged the police in a shootout along the Sir Florizel Glasspole Highway, in Kingston Eastern this afternoon (July 29).
Head of the Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Gary McKenize said about 12:10 PM, lawmen were conducting patrols in the area, when they were informed of a robbery in progress.
ACP McKenzie noted that the police responded and saw two motorcycles with two men aboard each of them.
He said the men, who fit the description of the robbers, were signalled to stop, but they did not comply.
ACP McKenzie said the police are searching for the two other alleged robbers.
Anyone with information that can assist with this investigation is being asked to contact the Rockfort Police at 876-922-2941, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.
Meantime, ACP McKenzie has sought to assure the public that the police will not allow people who use motorcycles to rob citizens to continue their illegal activity.
ACP McKenzie explains that these robbers have become a menace to people who live and operate in the corporate area.