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UPDATE: E&B store robbers fled in green Kia Soul- RVIPF

- store was robbed by 2 gunmen, according to police
E&B Convenience Store, located in Nanny Cay/Hannah’s Estate was robbed by 2 gunmen at approximately 7:45 pm this evening, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Photo: Team of Reporters
Information just reaching our newsroom is that there was reportedly a robbery on a supermarket in Palestina Estate, Sea Cows Bay, on the island of Tortola this evening, March 24, 2020. Photo: Team of Reporters
Information just reaching our newsroom is that there was reportedly a robbery on a supermarket in Palestina Estate, Sea Cows Bay, on the island of Tortola this evening, March 24, 2020. Photo: Team of Reporters
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has confirmed our first and accurate story that a shopping centre in Sea Cows Bay was robbed this evening, March 24, 2020.

According to the RVIPF, in a press release, police received a report of a robbery at E&B Convenience Store, located in Nanny Cay/Hannah’s Estate at approximately 7:45 pm this evening.

“Inquiries indicate that 2 armed gunmen entered the business and carried out a robbery. They then fled the scene in a green Kia Soul with no identification plates.”

Anyone with pertinent information about this incident are asked to contact the RVIPF at its three-digit access number 311 or the Intelligence Unit at 368-9339

“All information will be treated with the strictest confidence,” police said.

It was only on Friday, March 20, 2020 that the Virgin Gorda branch of Banco Popular was robbed and on the same day a couple was robbed by an armed man in the parking lot of Captain Mulligan's in Nanny Cay.

See previous article published March 24, 2020

Supermarket in SCB reportedly robbed

Information just reaching our newsroom is that there was reportedly a robbery on a supermarket in Palestina Estate, Sea Cows Bay, on the island of Tortola this evening, March 24, 2020.

Police are said to be on the scene.

Virgin Islands News Online is working on the details to this story and will update accordingly.

48 Responses to “UPDATE: E&B store robbers fled in green Kia Soul- RVIPF”

  • SMH (24/03/2020, 20:58) Like (47) Dislike (1) Reply
    It seem like soon supermarkets will have to close in the afternoons. I can't wait for these heartless criminals to roll up on the wrong person
    • No point (24/03/2020, 22:39) Like (22) Dislike (0) Reply
      @smh no point! Them rob a bank at 10:20am! Once them mind is made up it’s made up!!
  • Wow (24/03/2020, 21:01) Like (12) Dislike (2) Reply
    This is crazy!! Rite Way Banco | Mulligan & now Sea Cows Bay. Why are we letting this happen agin? What can be done to prevent it?
    • SMH (24/03/2020, 23:14) Like (29) Dislike (5) Reply
      Every business whether it be private or commercial should allow to carry a firearm to protect themselves and their employees, I am so tired of this nonsense now,and in a time like this,c'mon mon
      They will soon rob the wrong person,and get what they deserve.
    • Hmm (25/03/2020, 08:57) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      Mulligan was robbed too?? I did not know that??
  • Hmm (24/03/2020, 21:08) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Them start again
  • .... (24/03/2020, 21:08) Like (2) Dislike (45) Reply
    landlords ain't laying off..Spanish selling, mothers crying #ruff
    • fool (24/03/2020, 22:11) Like (42) Dislike (0) Reply
      Why do fools like you always looking to give a excuse for people committing crimes ? SMH
    • Foolishness (25/03/2020, 09:56) Like (23) Dislike (4) Reply
      Folks are always commenting on landlords. I haven't heard any banks offers mortgage breaks, how the heck can a landlord give a break. Get your own houses and stay off landlords. Geez
      • eyes (25/03/2020, 11:41) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
        I with you the bank want theirs and I want mine something called put up for a rainy day any tenant must be able to cover rent for aleast 3 months before they cry out if not you have a choice leave but make that effort so the landlord can work with you remember he or she have a commitment to the bank and when the bank give us a break it's fair for us to pass it on to you the tenant who are struggling. Facts
  • Hmmm (24/03/2020, 21:15) Like (12) Dislike (24) Reply
    I Keep hoping is island person but our local boys keep disappointing us.
  • Testing: Testing: (24/03/2020, 21:21) Like (16) Dislike (3) Reply
    22 square miles/lots more police and yet robbery after robbery. Some Of these places being robbed are right on the highway not through the bush. It is amazing only after the crime is committed we see a set of police show up
    • Eyes out (24/03/2020, 22:20) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      @Testing 22?! That's what they taught you in school?! Go back!!! I was taught 24 square miles but we know it's more now after all the reclaimed land... Anywho the police RARELY if ever patrol in this area. Which shouldn't be because it's has too many vulnerable businesses in the area!
      • @ eye out (25/03/2020, 00:09) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
        you were also thought when the cat is away the mice will play they doing these things because the chance of being intercepted is very slim
    • really?? (24/03/2020, 22:43) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
      So you expect they will rob in front of the police? They wait til no one looking? The supermarket isn’t paying to have a police presence stationed outside 24-7.
      • rubbish (25/03/2020, 07:27) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
        If they were patrolling the coastal road from opposite directions they would have received a dispatch report about the green jeep and would likely have seen it. Or could have deduced which side road it used. They are a waste of tax payer dollars
        • @ rubbish (25/03/2020, 08:41) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
          good statement the lack of patrols is a concern-we had a bank robbery in VG there are 4 major banks in Road Town following that bank robbery in VG there is no substantial presence of the police around the banks-go figure
    • Tolan (24/03/2020, 23:24) Like (5) Dislike (12) Reply
      What happen to super cop he fall asleep,or he on Corona lock down?????
  • Wow (24/03/2020, 21:40) Like (55) Dislike (0) Reply
    Not again, parents and relatives turn these guys in. They are destroying the country.
  • resident (24/03/2020, 21:41) Like (5) Dislike (7) Reply
    I bet someone who lives in SCB is the perp.
  • Real (24/03/2020, 21:46) Like (3) Dislike (17) Reply
    Its only the beginning. Everything shut down and no help on the way. What do we expect to happen?
  • gee (24/03/2020, 22:07) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    They taking advantage of this covid 19 situation they know everyone shutting up early and just robbing the place put that curfew in place anyone out after certain time dealt with period
    • think (24/03/2020, 23:44) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      It have persons that still have to come to work, so don't say anybody caught on the street after hours should be penalized. Thanks!
  • Lucifer morningstar (24/03/2020, 22:29) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    So the government really ignoring the ones that order ride from japan which for those that struggling monies going down the drain..... Like yall really ignoring this fetch... While the shipping agent up stair golden hind don't know wtf too do or say too we......
  • Tired of all this (25/03/2020, 00:01) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    Let’s turn this off at the source: anyone driving an unmarked vehicle, whether a jeep, car, truck or scooter, gets taken in for questioning, DNA and the works. No one going about lawful business has no ID on their wheels.
  • Hannibal (25/03/2020, 00:02) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Not say he black...but that might be the key
  • Nigerian (25/03/2020, 00:57) Like (10) Dislike (3) Reply
    They need to start chopping of their hands or fingers when they catch them.
    • True (25/03/2020, 11:33) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      Fingers and hands chopped off is more punishment than sitting in jail getting fat off the tax payers dime. Fingers and hands chopped off can’t hold guns or drive get away cars.
  • biker (25/03/2020, 05:06) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    It seems that quite a few RVIPF constables, officers and retirees reside in the Sea Cow Bay district and Hannah's close to the E&B convenience store. However these law enforcement individuals only seem to work in the daytime not at night. Perhaps it time to have more police patrolling at night from 6pm to 6am the following day and less working office jobs during the daylight hours.
  • Islandman (25/03/2020, 06:05) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    At this point a d time simple answer for business owners screen everyone entering business. Lock the door show proof of id one person at a time to door or it dont open, no hats no hoodies
  • Those fools (25/03/2020, 06:34) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Is out here robbing and touching dirty money. They are the ones that is going to be the first ones to get the virus and take it home to their families and spread it around.
  • kia (25/03/2020, 07:53) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    The only green Kia Soul that I know is a rental.
    • @Kia (25/03/2020, 09:35) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
      My same thoughts. I know of only one. I could be wrong but I don't think so.
  • Winter is coming .. (25/03/2020, 08:35) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    I am hoping the Winter's family (if they still own it) will likely find these punks before the Police do. Then we will see some action. I watching and hoping street justice rules the day.
  • one eye (25/03/2020, 08:40) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    These business people need guns
  • REA (25/03/2020, 08:40) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
  • Hmm (25/03/2020, 09:40) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Its all fun n games till the robber man get killed
  • police (25/03/2020, 12:00) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    U sopose to go DMV for d answer
  • Don't worry (25/03/2020, 12:21) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Da might happen to rob d wrong person remember this every day bucket go to a well some day it bottom ah go fall out
  • enforcement (25/03/2020, 13:28) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    In some jurisdictions following a major crime one will see law enforcement implicating stop & search in an effort to gather evidence; We had some serious stop and search operations under Commissioner Vernon E Malone now the streets belong to the criminals or bike riders doing all manner of fart on the government highway. Bring back the stop and search operations; if you have nothing to hide you will welcome stop & search. police need to stop waiting on informers and take the bull by the horns and take back the public highway. Cool down to those using public roads to move the dope, the guns, the arm robberies and dumb bike riding
  • Kiki (25/03/2020, 13:29) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    It is painful to the islands . Anytime , police arrest anyone in to a matter few minutes after you find them on the street again. Something wrong with the Dpp's office these people are lessssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss.
  • watching (25/03/2020, 14:46) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    To tell the truth, I’m surprised they don’t have more robberies here in the BVI. Everyone knows no business in the BVI don’t have no guns to protect themselves. Any place else you can protect your business and yourself . Wake up BVI times are changing.
  • Belonger With A Broader Perspective (25/03/2020, 20:57) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Where's all the registered owners of green kia soul? RVIPF start hunting
  • truth be told (26/03/2020, 06:50) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    We got to be careful who let into this country, not saying this might not be our boys too but honestly, a lot of Jamaicans spellings weed now. So tell me what’s going on ?
  • Gun Control (27/03/2020, 03:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Business Owners having to deal with cash transactions daily should be allowed to carry a gun after being qualified on the pistol range under police supervision.....put up Very bright lights outside/inside and security cameras inside & outdoors....

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