Father of five accused of snatching gold band

Hosea Barker, a father of five, was yesterday charged with snatching a $160,000 cricket band and a city court heard that he was nabbed after the victim ran after him.

Barker, 30, of 3G Middleton Street, Campbellville appeared before Magistrate Faith McGusty at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to a larceny from the person charge. The man was accused of robbing Mervin Mohammed on May 19 at Croal Street of the gold cricket band.

It is the police’s case that on the date in question, Mohammed had been walking along Croal Street when the defendant …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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