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One man shot, one robbed in separate incidents

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St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  Officers of Sandy Point Police station were kept busy Wednesday night, investigating a shooting and an armed robbery.

Reports are that Kerrick Lewis was at the Alley in Sandy Point, when just before 9:00 o’clock he was shot in his leg.  The Violent Crime Unit (VCU) is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

About two hours later officers responded to a report of a Robbery at Half Way Tree.

According to a police press release, initial investigations revealed that at about 10:30 p.m.  a shop proprietor, Lionel Rogers of Half Way Tree, was attacked by two armed masked men about and was robbed of an undisclosed sum of money.

Police PRO Inspector Lyndon David told WINN FM Thursday that Mr. Rogers was not injured during the robbery.

Inspector David said that at this time there is no indication that the two incidents are related.

Police are asking anyone with information pertaining to either of the incidents to call the Violent Crimes Unit at 465-2241 ext. 230 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477. 

 

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