Wednesday, 19th March 2014 01:58:24PM
Detectives of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force (RTCIPF) are conducting investigations after a man and woman were held at gunpoint at a villa earlier this morning.
About 4:36AM, a 50 year old male awoke to discover that two masked males brandishing firearms had gained entry to the villa that he was renting. One of the masked men stabbed the 50 year old male in his head with a screw driver and demanded cash.
The suspects took the victims ATM bank card and demanded the pin number, which was given. One of the suspects stayed with the victims and the other went to the ABM machine for cash but he was unsuccessful in obtaining cash and returned to the villa.
Both suspects then fled the scene on foot with a Cannon 3i Rebel Camera, Apple Macbook Pro, Cannon 7000 camera, a 40 inch Sharp Television, a Rolex watch, a RBC bank card, a sum of cash in United States and Canadian currencies, a blue and white purse, one black bag, one small pocket Canon, two silver rings and a silver bracelet.
Police were called to Coconut Road where they established a crime scene which was examined by forensic officers. A search of the area was also conducted, however, the two armed men were not located.
The villa at the time of the incident was occupied by the 50 year old male and a 49 year old female. The 50 year old male received a wound to his head as a result of being stabbed with a screw driver. He was taken to Cheshire Hall Medical Centre in a stable condition and later released. No one else was harmed during this incident.
Detectives from the RTCIPF are conducting inquiries into the incident are appealing for the public’s help to identify the offenders involved.
One of the offenders has been described as being skinny in stature and about six feet tall and the other offender has been described as short with a stocky build and about five feet, ten inches tall.
Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1-800-8477 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: www.crimestoppers.tc. Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. All calls are answered by Miami Dade Police and no one from the RTCIPF will know who called. Only the information received will be provided to the RTCIPF. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.