Police officers of the Northern Division arrested three persons and recovered stolen items during an anti-crime exercise yesterday. The exercise was spearheaded by Snr Supt Winston Maharaj and Supt Alexander and conducted by Sgt Bharath, Cpls Majeed, Ramkissoon, PCs Dass, Mieres, Andrews, Griffith, and Nanan, and officers of North Eastern Division Criminal Investigations Department(CID).

According to police reports, during the exercise, surveillance was conducted over a period of time on three suspects with respect to a $500,000 robbery in the Santa Cruz district. Based on information received, the officers proceeded to 8th Street Barataria, where they intercepted a silver Hyundai Elantra with one of the suspects.

A search was conducted and inside the vehicle were items fitting the description of the items stolen during a robbery on November 28th in the Santa Cruz district. The suspect was arrested. Additional investigation was conducted and the other two suspects were arrested. The suspects are aged between 20 to 28 years. Investigations are continuing.