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Jamaican escapes police custody in Trinidad

Published:Monday | March 17, 2014 | 1:09 PM

A 23-year-old Jamaican man is now on the run in Trinidad and Tobago after escaping police custody.

The Trinidad Express reports that the 23-year-old detainee escaped police custody on Saturday evening after being treated at the Arima District Health Facility for a shoulder injury.

The police say he was held on Friday on suspicion of being an illegal immigrant.

He was reportedly taken to the health facility for examination on Saturday morning after complaining of a severe pain in his shoulder.

Reports indicate that he escaped from the recovery room after he received treatment although two police men were with him at the time.

The Jamaican, who has not been named, is described as of African descent, slim build, brown complexion, and about 176 centimeters tall.

He is said to sport a low haircut, and has multiple tattoos about his body.

The Trinidad police have sought the public’s help in finding him.


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