Latest Jamaica News, Westmoreland (McKoy’s News): A deportee who attempted to carry out a brazen daylight robbery at a Credit Union Bank located along Great Georges Street in Savanna-la-mar, on Monday, January 20, had his plans foiled after he was shot an injured by a security guard.
The Westmoreland police say they have not yet made a breakthrough into the identity for the alleged bank robber.
Reports are that shortly after 11:00 a.m., the man walked into the Credit Union Bank and stood in the line for a while, after which he started shouting that he wanted his money.
He was cautioned by a security guard inside the bank, who reportedly told him that he would have to wait in line if he intended to carry out any business at the bank.
Within minutes, the man jumped over the counter and advanced towards a cashier, who was forced to run from the counter.
As the security guard attempted to subdue the accused, he reportedly pulled a knife and the guard was forced to open fire, hitting him to his lower body.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, the wounded man was transported to hospital where he was treated and admitted.
When contacted, the Westmoreland police confirmed the incident, saying the accused who they understand suffers from a mental disorder, has been admitted to hospital in stable condition, but under police guard.