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88-year-old robbed of $15,000 outside bank


Police are once again reminding citizens to be careful and observant when making bank transactions.

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The latest reminder follows the robbery of an 88-year-old man mere moments after he left First Citizens Bank in Tunapuna on Wednesday.

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According to police reports, David McKnight of St Augustine, had just exited the bank where had withdrawn $15,000.

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The elderly man placed the cash in an envelope which he then tucked into his shirt pocket.

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SUBSCRIBE/ LOG IN McKnight flagged down a maxi-taxi on the Eastern Main Road, and while attempting to enter, he felt someone bounce into him

He then saw a young man walk away casually. McKnight then checked his pocket and realised his money was missing

He raised an alarm but the robber was not caught

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