July 19, 2013

Policeman, shot in robbery, released from hospital

Gunshot victim Police Constable Julanie Jack has been released from the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH).{{more}}

However, up to press time, no one had been charged in connection with his shooting.

Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Assistant Superintendent of Police Sydney James confirmed this to SEARCHLIGHT on Tuesday, and added that investigations are still ongoing into the shooting.

On June 13, Constable 843 Jack was shot during a robbery in Kingstown.

Reports are that at about 11 am on the day in question, a male snatched a deposit bag containing approximately $100,000 from a female employee of the Postal Corporation, who was returning from the bank.

Jack was in the vicinity at the time and during his attempt to apprehend the man, he was shot twice.

Former national footballer Dwayne Sandy had been named as a suspect in that matter. However, after being arrested twice, Sandy was released at about 4:50 a.m. on June 22 without being charged.(KW)