Police investigate alleged abduction of Cades Bay man


Business Contractors Urged to Adapt safer Payment Methods

The police Continue to appeal to business contractors and employers who are in the habit of carrying around large amounts of cash as payroll, to discontinue this unsafe practice and find more suitable and safer ways to pay their staff.

It was reported that on Friday 9th July, a Cades Bay man was allegedly abducted in the Pot Works Dam Area and had his vehicle stolen by three unknown assailants.

It is suspected that the said assailants, who were all described to be wearing dark clothing, were later involved in an attempted robbery of a Gray Hill man in the Collins Area.

The business contractor was apparently transporting an undisclosed amount of money to pay workers.

The businessman managed to elude his attackers and drove to New Field, where he called the police. Reports of gunshot were fired, however both men escaped without injuries.

The vehicle belonging to the Cades Bay man was later recovered by the police in the Collins Area in the vicinity of the quarry.

The police are appealing to anyone with information surrounding this incident to contact the nearest police station or the Criminal Investigations Department hotline at 462-3913 or 462-3914.

The police are further reminding the public of the reward of $25,000 that is offered to anyone who can provide information leading to the arrests of those involved in the recent incidents

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