A Diego Martin man has been charged with robbery with violence. Akeem Nesbit, 24, of Jasper Avenue, Diamond Vale, is expected to appear at the Arima Magistrates’ Court today.

According to police reports, the offence allegedly occurred on June 1st around 5 pm. The suspect who was with another man hired the 23-year-old victim to take them to Belmont from La Horquetta. After allegedly picking up the men from La Horquetta in a silver Nissan Tiida, he proceeded to Samaroo Village when the suspects allegedly started beating him and told him to hand over his belongings.

The two men drove off after the 23-year-old fled from the vehicle. The vehicle, valued at $40,000, was recovered at Myra Lane, Sherwood Park, Arima, later that day. Investigations led to the arrest of the suspect who was subsequently charged on June 3rd 2021.