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Chaos upshot in Trinidad as prisoners escape from prison

An official report comes out of Trinidad sent in by a radio personality with connections to Montserrat.

Sections of Port of Spain shut down after a jailbreak involving several ‘high-risk’ prisoners a short while ago and a shootout between police and and several armed men possibly involved in the jailbreak in the vicinity of the Port of Spain General Hospital.. Heavy police presence inclusive of armed choppers and several streets around the Royal Jail, including Charlotte Street locked down.

To all friends and family in Trinidad, please try to avoid the eastern side of Port of Spain if at all possible.

Traffic around the savannah and trying to get over the Lady Young route, severely affected by all this.

We have learned that one of the escapees has been shot and a second one recaptured.  The third is still at large.  A police officer who was shot is at this moment undergoing surgery.

 

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An official report comes out of Trinidad sent in by a radio personality with connections to Montserrat.

Sections of Port of Spain shut down after a jailbreak involving several ‘high-risk’ prisoners a short while ago and a shootout between police and and several armed men possibly involved in the jailbreak in the vicinity of the Port of Spain General Hospital.. Heavy police presence inclusive of armed choppers and several streets around the Royal Jail, including Charlotte Street locked down.

To all friends and family in Trinidad, please try to avoid the eastern side of Port of Spain if at all possible.

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Traffic around the savannah and trying to get over the Lady Young route, severely affected by all this.

We have learned that one of the escapees has been shot and a second one recaptured.  The third is still at large.  A police officer who was shot is at this moment undergoing surgery.