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Robbery @ Delta Service Station foiled; Gun jams! [See Video]

A screenshot of the attempted armed robbery on Delta Petroleum Service Station on July 11, 2017. Photo: Team of Reporters
These two individuals’ attempt at robbing the Delta Petroleum Service Station at Pasea Estate early this morning, July 11, 2017 was thwarted when their firearm apparently jammed. Photo: Team of Reporters
These two individuals’ attempt at robbing the Delta Petroleum Service Station at Pasea Estate early this morning, July 11, 2017 was thwarted when their firearm apparently jammed. Photo: Team of Reporters
It was on December 15, 2016 that a bandit gained entry to the Delta Petroleum Service Station building by shooting at the glass door and shattering it. Photo: VINO/File
It was on December 15, 2016 that a bandit gained entry to the Delta Petroleum Service Station building by shooting at the glass door and shattering it. Photo: VINO/File
PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- An armed robbery on Delta Petroleum (Caribbean) Limited's Service Station in Pasea Estate, on the main island of Tortola early this morning, July 11, 2017 was thwarted when the firearm of the two bandits apparently jammed.

The robbery attempt was caught on video, which is now being circulated on social media.

The video shows two persons with hoodies approach the cashier’s booth. One of the individuals then checks to see if the door to the building is open and then walks back to the cashier’s booth.

The same individual then takes aim at the door in an apparent attempt to shoot at the glass. He is then seen checking his firearm as the other individual also approaches to check on the weapon.

Another attempt to shoot at the door is also unsuccessful.

During this time a vehicle approaches and the two persons move calmly to the side of the building while inspecting their firearm.

They would make a third attempt at firing at the door but after the gun apparently still did not work the men ran off.

Meanwhile, police did not respond to our queries on the incident as of publication time.

Delta Service Station was robbed in December

It was on December 15, 2016 that a lone gunman stormed Delta Petroleum Service Station at Pasea Estate and made good his escape with an undisclosed amount of cash and a cell phone belonging to the gas station’s cashier.

The bandit had gained entry to the building by shooting at the glass door and shattering it.

No one was hurt during the ordeal.

Click here to view video.

37 Responses to “Robbery @ Delta Service Station foiled; Gun jams! [See Video]”

  • Real (11/07/2017, 09:18) Like (117) Dislike (3) Reply

    I cry for my bvi and dr smith talking sh*t

  • Thugs (11/07/2017, 09:21) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
    Rehearsal? Lol
  • Hmm (11/07/2017, 09:50) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    What time did this happened?
  • power of prayers (11/07/2017, 09:55) Like (23) Dislike (3) Reply
    the power of prayers. Whoever was working at the time has a mother, father, grandmother or somebody praying for them. See that as a covering from the most high and not luck. Hope they got caught because those 2 hudloms will take on another assignment - what they don't know is that while they checking the bullet will fly in their face.
    • dont be a fool (11/07/2017, 12:29) Like (14) Dislike (2) Reply
      And when someone gets killed what do you have to say about the power of prayer? the reality is that these two numbskulls were totally incompetent fortunately. But they will try again somewhere else if they are not caught
  • This ain't no joke (11/07/2017, 09:56) Like (23) Dislike (0) Reply
    And the police and gov't want to tell me that businesses shouldn't be armed. Open a firing range and train your employees how to use a firearm. Keep record of those that use the firing range as well. If this keeps up then robbing businesses will soon become an occupation on people resume. This ain't no joke.
    • tax (11/07/2017, 10:32) Like (9) Dislike (5) Reply
      Charge a monthly fire arm fee...default in payment leads to prosecution if fire arm is used and payments are not up to date..

      Picture $150 per month by let's say 600 business/security fire arms. That's the revenue that could fix our roads and keep the bvi safe.
      • LCS (12/07/2017, 06:45) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
        The revenue can go to the Police Department, since their budget was always cut off, in the past.
    • Paco (11/07/2017, 16:15) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
      That is also teaching some criminals how to be marksman.
  • vi (11/07/2017, 09:57) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    It's time for these businesses to replace these glass doors to their entrances.
    • Easy Target (11/07/2017, 10:49) Like (28) Dislike (0) Reply
      1. Install a locked roll down or roll across aluminum covering on the front door after certain hours
      2. Install another camera closer (above the door)
      3. Employ an armed plain clothes security guard to view cameras from inside on the monitors
      4. Install cameras on all four corners of the building will see approach and leaving
      5. OR do nothing and pray for the best. How many times this is now?
      • if (11/07/2017, 15:26) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        They have the rolled down one in Pockwood Pond so not sure why they haven't done the same in Pasea.
  • Welsa (11/07/2017, 10:00) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    It looks like One of them have locks or wa under that hoody
    • Natty (11/07/2017, 18:25) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      @Welsa: I agree with you. It seems like both of them have locks. And it looks like they may have on extra clothing to make identification difficult.
  • LOL (11/07/2017, 10:06) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    It seems like BLAH BLAH installed {A LIL MAN} in that building now so they cant ever be robbed again
  • vex oui (11/07/2017, 10:14) Like (23) Dislike (0) Reply
    Bag of chips or a beer these so called thugs are really dumb.
    They clearly do not work and have no sense. What are they thinking? Somebody knows who these guys are report them anonymously. Get them off the street before they go someones house and something tragic happens. Lock em up!
  • sad 2 seh but (11/07/2017, 10:23) Like (27) Dislike (5) Reply
    The police shoulda caught them in the act and killed them both
  • concern (11/07/2017, 10:35) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
    Where was the police who suppose to be on patrol....hmm
  • 47 (11/07/2017, 10:46) Like (21) Dislike (1) Reply
    these guys were clearly amateurs, any experienced gun man knows to check his weapon before he intends to use it
    • wow (13/07/2017, 21:20) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      that weapon had to be stolen before going on their big hit or perhaps they never used one before. Those boys are soo funny they take stupidity to a whole new level. See what lack of knowledge can do to you.
  • Well well (11/07/2017, 10:54) Like (12) Dislike (5) Reply
  • Same two (11/07/2017, 11:55) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Seems like the same two robbers from last year. Check the M. O. Hope Police get them this time...
  • Hmm (11/07/2017, 12:05) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
    Until somebody fire back and kill some of these punks ....they are going to continue this foolishness..if you catch someone robbing your property ......put them down on the spot and call for cleanup and end this sh!t.
  • Hmmm (11/07/2017, 12:09) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    just look at the direction them run in these little boys wont go look work.
  • No harm (11/07/2017, 12:18) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Good the SCRUBS did not get what they wanted. They only know how to hide behind a hoodie.
  • hummm (11/07/2017, 12:59) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    I wonder if Delta is going to offer counselling to their employee??? it must be terrifying
  • Loud Alarm (11/07/2017, 15:53) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Delta should have a loud alarm/siren that the employee can signal to others that the place is being rob because the driver of the black vehicle came to the station and was clueless that a robbery was in progress. If an alarm went off customers would not enter the gas station and put themselves at risk. As a female, I would not go to Delta a night if I need gas but then that will never be my situation. I do agree additional security cameras are needed and I do hope the front door and the cashier window is bullet proof.
  • facts (11/07/2017, 15:54) Like (2) Dislike (5) Reply
    Under ndp crime is up
  • Concerned (11/07/2017, 16:15) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    If the police aren't going to stop them then we are going to need to rise up and inflict vigilante justice.
  • owner (11/07/2017, 17:04) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    Maybe when a business owner lay in wait and blow their legs off from the knees down with a 3 gauge shot gun then maybe the S,!t will stop.
  • wow (11/07/2017, 21:24) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    You can tell it was AMATEUR NIGHT.
  • limit (11/07/2017, 22:50) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    back in da days Franklin had da strongest olbia connections ,wen da thieves break into his shop,time to leave da could not leave ,police come da morning ,find dem right by da door, door not lock but da cant get out,das wha yo call real security
  • LCS (12/07/2017, 06:50) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    For a few nights on a row a Police car was park by the French Deli traffic light waiting to chase vehicles running the red light. Which, by the way, it kept them busy. Where were they when this happened?
  • LOL (12/07/2017, 21:36) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    They are such noobs it's hard to watch

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