Police stop multi-million dollar heist at Western Union
Two men were arrested on Thursday following an attempted robbery at a Western Union location on Hope Road.
Millions of dollars in various currencies was recovered at the scene.
Reports from the Half-Way Tree police are that about 9:40 p.m., a team responded to reports of a burglary in progress at the financial institution after an alarm went off at the building.
On arrival, two men were found inside the ceiling with a bag containing over J$1,000,000, US$11,500, €1,010, CI$115, £400, and CAD$1,240.
The men were taken into custody and the cash seized.
It is believed that a third person escaped with an undetermined sum of money.
The identities of the men are being withheld pending further investigations.
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