Barber charged with shop breaking

PORTLAND, Jamaica - A 39-year-old man has been charged with shop breaking with intent and possession of house breaking implements after allegedly breaking into a woman's shop in Fairy Hill, Portland on Tuesday, May 23.

He is Arland Pennant, a barber of Greenvale, Manchester and Claremont, St Ann, addresses.

Reports from the Port Antonio police are that about 3:10 am, a woman securely locked her business place and left. Residents later heard noise coming from the premises and went to investigate. It is alleged that Pennant and another man were seen coming from the establishment. The residents gave chase and accosted Pennant and later handed him over to the police.

He was subsequently charged.

A court date for him is being finalised.

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