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13 Chinese nationals among 15 men robbed in Kingston

Thursday, October 05, 2017

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KINGSTON, Jamaica The Half Way Tree police have launched a major investigation into a case of robbery involving 15 people, 13 of whom were Chinese nationals.

Reports are that the men were at a meeting on Paddington Terrace, Kingston 6 on Tuesday, when five armed men entered the premises about 9:00 pm and robbed them of their valuables.

The items taken include 21 cellular phones valued more than $1.1 million, seven laptops valuing $483,750 in addition to cash amounting to US$5,400, J$177,700 and CNY$5,180.

Anyone with information that can assist the police with this investigation is being asked to contact police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.

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