Police are today investigating an aggravated robbery at Somers Garden in St George’s that occurred around 1:10pm today (February 6th), when a group of CedarBridge Academy students along with their teachers were on a field trip visiting St George’s.

A spokesman said: “As the students and teachers entered Somers Garden a 17-year-old male student was attacked by two males – described as approximately 5 feet tall, 18 to 20 years old wearing a black tracksuit and approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall wearing a green or grey tracksuit respectively – who grabbed a gold chain from around his neck.

As a result, the 17-year-old male student received scratches to his neck.

One of the teachers, said to be a 30-year-old woman, tried to intervene and sustained an injury to one of her fingers. She also dropped her black iPhone 8 during the incident, which was picked up by the assailants before they made good their escape.

The teacher was transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital by private vehicle for treatment.”

Any witnesses to this incident are urged to call the Criminal Investigation Department on 247-1744 or the independent and anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477.

 

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