Injured would-be robber believed to be a cop



ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica – Reliable sources say police believe that a man who was shot by a security guard while allegedly attempting to rob a bank customer in Black River, St Elizabeth, is a policeman.

Police sources told OBSERVER ONLINE that the injured man is believed to be assigned to a police station in Clarendon.

He is now in hospital under police guard.

Reports are that about 12:20 pm Monday, a customer was approaching the entrance of the National Commercial Bank in Black River, with a large sum of money, when he was accosted by an armed man. A security guard at the bank intervened and the would-be robber was shot in the leg.

Police, on arrival on the scene, found a pistol which had allegedly fallen from the would-be robber’s hand as well as a .38 revolver stuck in his waistband.

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