St Ann police dismiss reports of people being robbed at ATM

ST ANN, Jamaica - The St Ann police have dismissed reports being circulated on several social media blogs that individuals are being robbed of cash after exiting Automated Teller Machines (ATM’s) in the Ocho Rios Town Centre.

One social media post asked that people be vigilant when using the ATM located at Beecham Plaza in Ocho Rios, as gunmen are allegedly holding up citizens.

Senior Superintendent Dwight Powell, who is in charge of policing in the parish, says they have not received any such reports.

“We have no such reports that the ATMs are being robbed,” he told OBSERVER ONLINE.

“We are not in receipt of any such reports,” he reiterated

Several individuals in the comment sections of the mentioned social media post expressed that they are scared.

One commenter stated “OMG!! Thanks that is the machine I use,”

Meanwhile, Powell asked that individuals remain cautious of their surroundings and be sure to file a report in the event of any such happening.

“We would advise persons not to drop their guards,” he stated.

AKERA DAVIS Observer Writer

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