Two men are expected to appear before the Chaguanas First Magistrates’ Court today charged with robbery with violence. Officers of the Chaguanas Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and Western Division conducted an in-depth investigation which led to the arrest of Ishmael Bradshaw, 19, of Jasper Avenue, Diego Martin, and Shawn Adams, 29, of Mahogany Trace, North Coast Road, Diego Martin.

According to police reports, on May 3rd, officers received a report that a Lotto Booth Operator was accosted by two persons, one of whom pointed a firearm at her and announced a robbery.

The woman was ordered to open her door leading into the “Play Whe” operator’s room. However, as she proceeded to comply, the men then kicked in the door, entered and dealt her a cuff to her face, both men then emptied the cash drawer of an estimated $5,000 dollars which represented the day’s sale. The men then relieved the woman of her black Samsung Galaxy A71 cell phone valued at $2,800 and escaped