Man stole purse while posing as garbage collector – court hears

A young man was yesterday remanded to prison on a charge that he allegedly posed as a garbage collector and stole a woman’s purse.

The charge read by city magistrate Faith McGusty stated that on June 4, at Robb Street, Trefton Barker, 18 of Leopold Street, stole a cellphone, valued $5,000, a handbag valued 12,000, $20,800 as well as an identification card and a National Insurance Scheme card belonging to Tiffany Gilbert.

He pleaded guilty to the charge.

Gilbert, who works at the Demerara Mutual Life Insurance building on Robb Street,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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