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The Guard Booth at the exit gate of the Presidents House, St Ann’s, Port-of-Spain.

Police are investigating the alleged theft of a firearm at the President’s House in St Ann’s.

According to a police report, at about 2.30 pm on Wednesday, a lance corporal from the T&T Regiment who is assigned to the President’s House, secured his service issued pistol—a Sig Sauer P226, two magazines and 30 rounds 9 mm ammunition in a locker in the male dormitory while on duty and went away. The lance corporal returned at about 6.30 pm later that day and discovered the locker broken into and the items missing.

The scene was visited by Ag Sgt Kamal, who also carried out interviews but no useful information was obtained.

Investigations are continuing. —RDR