Car used in smash and grab

| 01/07/2013

(CNS): Police have arrested a man who reportedly smashed his car into a liquor store in order to steal the alcohol inside. An RCIPS spokesperson said that 911 received a report at 2:33 Sunday morning, 30 June, that the alarm for Jacques Scott Wines and Spirits at the Country Side Shopping Center had been activated. Uniform officers attended the location shortly afterwards and found that the front door had been smashed open by what appeared to be a white Honda car, due to the type of debris left behind. An APB was aired for officers to be on the lookout for a vehicle fitting the description of the debris left at the scene.

Less than two hours later, at 4:28am, an off duty police officer spotted the suspect vehicle heading towards George Town and it was was located by uniform officers in the vicinity of Caribbean Securities with one male occupant, who was arrested on suspicion of burglary. A search of the vehicle also revealed an assortment of alcohol, police said.

The male suspect was found by the police with numerous cuts and bruises and, as a result, was admitted to the hospital. He is expected to be released shortly from the hospital.

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