Police Investigating Burglary in Village Area

Police Press Release

Basseterre, St. Kitts, December 04, 2015 (RSCNPF): The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and the Special Victims Unit (the SVU) are investigating a building breaking and larceny on Walwyn St, that also resulted in sexual assault on one of the occupants.

According to the unit report, the incident occurred around 5.20am on Thursday (December 03). The occupants, two males and one female stated that they were awaken to the presence of three  males in their residence. The assailants took several items including 1 Samsung Note 2, a Samsung Note 3, one laptop charger, three watches, cellphones, ATM cards, one Mac Book and cash in the amount of EC500.00.

The assailants then sexually assaulted the female resident. The female resident has received medical treatment and other support.

The Forensic Services Unit processed the scene.

“This is troubling, this type of crime is of great concern,” said Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for Criminal Investigations Mr. Ian Queeley. He added, “our families must be able to go to bed at night knowing that they are safe in the comfort of their homes. Safe from intruders, I also encourage our residents to ensure our homes are secured before we retire. Check and lock all windows and doors, ensure all locks are secured. Replace those that don’t work,” said ACP Queeley.

ACP Queeley also echoed a call for assistance from the public, “we ask the public that if you saw any suspicious persons in the areas of Walywn Street and the surrounding areas around 5am to 6am on Thursday morning (December 03) to call the nearest Police Station or Crime Stoppers at 1-800(8477) TIPS with any information you may have. We can only reduce crime with your support. If you see or hear something, call the Police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477(TIPS)” stressed the ACP.

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