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Attempted abduction & robbery on 3 females reported on VG

September 18th, 2020 | Tags: abduction Robbery masked men armed men North Sound threat
Virgin Gorda Police Station. Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that there has been a report of an attempted abduction and robbery on Virgin Gorda. Photo: VINO/File
NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that there has reportedly been an attempted abduction and robbery on Virgin Gorda.

According to reports, the incident allegedly took place in broad daylight today, September 18, 2020.

Our newsroom was told by sources close to the situation that three masked men, armed with guns and cutlasses, entered the home of three females, tied them up and threatened to kill them if they refused to give details of a male.

The masked men also allegedly demanded monies.

According to reports, an eyewitness summoned police; however, the men fled before the lawmen arrived on the scene.

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) confirmed the incident via press release minutes ago.

"It is confirmed that on Friday, September 18, 2020, during afternoon hours, the men entered the home of an employee of EMC Construction armed with a firearm and straps and tied up his family, demanding his whereabouts and money. The masked men later fled the scene before the arrival of the officers, leaving the family unharmed.

"Persons with information that can lead to the identification of the suspects involved can contact the emergency number 911 or RVIPF’s non-emergency line 311. All information will be treated with discretion and confidentiality will be assured," the RVIPF press release stated.

More details to follow.

51 Responses to “Attempted abduction & robbery on 3 females reported on VG”

  • PAYE (18/09/2020, 19:45) Like (29) Dislike (5) Reply
    pay wages directly into bank accounts, will stop these robberies and stop illegal workers from getting paid under the table.
  • Cut deep (18/09/2020, 19:51) Like (9) Dislike (7) Reply
    Community activists and host of C** D**P will never used her platform to seriously address issues within the BVI. She’s an activist but fighting against the wrongs thing’s.
    • @C**D**P (18/09/2020, 21:30) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
      To afraid to use her platform to say certain things.A REAL AND TRUE COMMUNITY ACTIVIST WILL STAND IN FRONT OF THE FIRING SQUAD IF SHE HAS TO. Some things she will jump on and somethings she would go silent on.
    • @ cut deep (19/09/2020, 07:07) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
      The show needs revamping. Much of what is said on the show could be said in Facebook blog or news site. It's just talking read from a screen.
      • @Cut Deep (19/09/2020, 08:21) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
        I don’t see the purpose of the show, very boring, revamp the show or cancel. There is nothing about the show that draws the audience in. Talk show hosts need to know how to mesh with audience.
  • lawdy (18/09/2020, 19:52) Like (3) Dislike (4) Reply
    Vg is not the capital for crime a scared a over there
  • Whatt (18/09/2020, 19:52) Like (4) Dislike (17) Reply
    Locals over vg slow I doubt is a local person
    • vg boy (18/09/2020, 22:14) Like (15) Dislike (10) Reply
      @ whatt: I think it was your mother. VG people lot wiser than than arrogant a*#^% from Tortola.
      • @ vg boy (19/09/2020, 07:05) Like (30) Dislike (9) Reply
        ...AND THERE WE HAVE IT PEOPLE....VG people are very prejudice towards Tortola people when Tortola people embrace Virgin Gordians.

        This isn't expats dividing the BVI, it is your own people.
        • Ghost (19/09/2020, 15:45) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
          @ vg boy.. just for the record, VG people have NEVER been “very” prejudice against Tola people for “we are one BVI people”..so stop Blogging your nonsense o try to start some xenophobic war.. so any Tolian reading this stupid comment please ignore it..No one will entertain nonsense being spoken about them.. so you just stick a pin in whatever you’re trying to start..
    • Ghost (19/09/2020, 03:09) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      @whatt.. you are well fresh with yourself..you know nothing about VG people ..why don’t you go and check the accomplishments and accolades of some VG people.. Your comment in itself makes “you“ foolish.. If you have nothing good to say, try keeping that giant hole in your face shut..
    • Honestly 100% (19/09/2020, 06:17) Like (2) Dislike (4) Reply
      Is island people of course they have vg on a rampage
  • Agree (18/09/2020, 19:53) Like (8) Dislike (31) Reply
    To much island people over Virgin Gorda now committing all these crime
    • um (18/09/2020, 22:38) Like (13) Dislike (2) Reply
      Um stop blaming "island people" u sound so racist. We are all caribbean people! Nobody does not know who did it. Don't be to quick to judge!!
    • @Agree (19/09/2020, 04:54) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      I am not surprised at your comment. In your mind people from Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke are not locals. Only persons born on Tortola with certain family names are considered as such. No wonder you mentioned "Island people" Virgin Gorda is an Island and your hatred for Island people is obvious.
    • @ Agree (19/09/2020, 07:03) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
      Do you realize if you were to remove people from the ISLAND of VG who were born elsewhere you would be left with about 10% of the ISLANDERS living on VG who were born in the BVI?
      • @@Agree (19/09/2020, 14:29) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
        And do you realize that those 10% would be family and without those people who were born elsewhere living in Virgin Gorda what would have happened? Think inbreeding.
  • resident (18/09/2020, 19:54) Like (10) Dislike (19) Reply
    Some tolian came over here vg and did that stay over Tortola with y’all nonsense
    • @resident (19/09/2020, 08:31) Like (6) Dislike (7) Reply
      Yeah, I believe it is a person from GHETTO TORTOLA CAME OVER AND DID THIS. Keep the HOOD MENTALITY AND THE CONSTANT
      GHETTO BEHAVIOR THAT IS THE NORM DOWN TORTOLA.
  • GG (18/09/2020, 19:56) Like (6) Dislike (15) Reply
    These things are easy to do with a curfew in place, remove it now premier.
  • money (18/09/2020, 20:20) Like (8) Dislike (25) Reply
    I put money is some down the island person
  • Joking (18/09/2020, 20:21) Like (10) Dislike (15) Reply
    These people need to be sent back down the island Virgin Gorda is a peaceful place
  • DEDE (18/09/2020, 20:34) Like (23) Dislike (2) Reply
    Wishing this family all the best. So sorry they had to go thru this.
  • witness (18/09/2020, 20:53) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    The employee in question had his house invaded by robbers looking to rob. Nothing more.
    This report alludes to the employee being implicated into something more.
    This is not the case.
    Get your facts right.
  • WHAT THE HELL (18/09/2020, 20:58) Like (19) Dislike (2) Reply
    I don't even know what to say on this. Like people caught-up in stuff or people refuse to work for their money. BVI gone mad
    • @ What the hell... Think (19/09/2020, 07:24) Like (1) Dislike (6) Reply
      Not condoning what these men did. But u talking about working for their money.. 1/ Maybe they worked and didn't get pay 2/ there isn't much to do on VG No tourist the place dead. Govt cant go blameless, they need to open up the country and have the place moving...
  • What to make of this (18/09/2020, 21:06) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    Seems like the employee of the Construction Company owes someone money.
  • GG (18/09/2020, 22:43) Like (18) Dislike (2) Reply
    Hope the families are okay. Thank god they are safe. Some you guys sound so stupid. Blaming "island people"?! We are all caribbea people. You people racist against your own kind. Im sure you have family from down the islands .
    • To WOW (19/09/2020, 05:41) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply
      Bvi is not apart of the Caribbean we are just located in it. We look ghetto like down the island
    • Govt must take some blame (19/09/2020, 07:27) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
      They need to open up the country. They created these hard times while they living good collecting every month.. It's hard for people they are hurting inside...
  • ... (18/09/2020, 23:06) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Guns n cutlasses = equals a local & Vincy
    • TORTOLIAN (19/09/2020, 08:31) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
      THATS A GOOD ONE VIRGIN GORDA WITH GUNS AND VINCY WITH CUTLASS. LOL
  • @wow (18/09/2020, 23:40) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    They actin as if they're full bred VIslanders when their bloodlune comes from one of those same islands...i sicc of them always passing blame. Yes there are a few bad ones but to be saying they're the reason behind the crimes is very disheartening and just as annoying smfh
  • @wow (18/09/2020, 23:41) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    They actin as if they're full bred VIslanders when their bloodlune comes from one of those same islands...i sicc of them always passing blame. Yes there are a few bad ones but to be saying they're the reason behind the crimes is very disheartening and just as annoying smfh
  • .... (19/09/2020, 01:09) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    guns & cutlasses = locals + Vincy
  • Where maverick mucky mick? (19/09/2020, 02:54) Like (1) Dislike (13) Reply
    And where’s our overpaid white mucky mick?

    Still taking selfies with our incompetent racist bigot governor flaunting their lifestyle on social media as we starve and suffer????

    On holiday still no doubt

    Time for him to be expelled too.

    We’ve had enough

    Hire someone who works please!!
  • think (19/09/2020, 06:19) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Only island people mostly work at construction companies maybe the boss did not pay So the three men went and tried to abduct the boss family or something
  • Tolian Born. (19/09/2020, 06:49) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    Sounds to me that people are not even blogging on the issue at hand. Looks like the Employer worked these guys and ain’t pay them , and giving them round around for their money. That’s what I pick up from this move. But everything thing is a down island f...k People work and they have to eat , they wanna pay their bills , and feed thei family too. Employer pay up.
  • Madness (19/09/2020, 07:19) Like (3) Dislike (8) Reply
    People are going mad. This lock down, Curfew and border closure , the hard times are driving people mad. As hard as it is in Tortola, its twice as hard in VG where 80% of employment on the Island is in the tourism industry that is none existance rite now,,,,, The only thing I can say, I woule like these people in Govt that happy shutting the place down, let them all go with out salary just for one month, then they will see how difficult it is for those people who haven't collected a check in 5 months... These men committed a bad act but u can see that they are not hardened criminals, they didn't hurt anyone, , they were in desperate need for money....
    • V0TER #6 (19/09/2020, 08:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      OK THE HELL YOU DON'T GO AND STEAL. REMEMBER YOU ARE NOT WORKING FOR FIVE MONTHS SO YOU CAN DO WHAT YOU WANT. POLICE, POLICE PLEASE COME FOR ROBBER.
  • A VOTER IN #6 (19/09/2020, 07:25) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
    LORD HELP US ALL. SOME OF YOU FROM THE BVI TALKING ABOUT ISLAND PEOPLE ARE THE ONES WHO DON'T EVEN CONTRIBUTE TO THE BVI. WHEN LAST YOU CALL OUT TO YOUR NEIGHBOR AND SAY HELLO, WHEN LAST YOU TAKE SOME FOOD TO SOMEONE WHEN LAST YOU GO DOWN TO ADINA DONAVAN HOME AND VISIT WHEN LAST YOU HELP A SCHOOL CHILD BUY SOME BOOKS
    HAVE EVER GO IN THE SUPERMARKET AND SEE SOMEBODY
    WHO DON'T HAVE ENOUGH MONEY AND HAVE TO PUT SOME OF THE ITEMS DO YOU EVER HELP THAT PERSON. REMEMBER YOU ARE A TORTOLIAN. IF YOU DON'T SOME OF THESE THINGS YOU ARE NOT A TRUE TORTOLIAN YOU ONLY BORN HERE.
  • Curfew (19/09/2020, 08:13) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    What luck it is for the ministers of government that the people don't fight against basic human rights. This curfew makes no sense and will cause alot of crimes, but alot of sheep's are in support because they are public servants.
  • Dancing in the sunshine (19/09/2020, 10:55) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    It is no wonder that we have all these distorted facts of the issue. It is not the first time that intruders came after the male individual. The employee from EMC is the wife of the individual that the men came after. Unfortunately, the wife was not at home. There are more in the mortar than the pestle. People of Virgin Gorda needs to be more vigilant and try to observe strangers in their midst.
  • F (19/09/2020, 13:35) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    People u all sill answering to this idiot thing about island people (this British virgin island) so u in other words we are all island people. Check it out
  • salt island man (19/09/2020, 21:30) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    One Jackass brayed, please don't get carried away and join him. Stick to the topic.
  • Guns and cutlass (20/09/2020, 07:05) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Someone was watching too much Pirates of The Caribbean. A pistol And a cutlass in north sound!
  • Diana Ross (20/09/2020, 08:30) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Can someone please get Laura from the community board to man this page!
    Your all just winding each other up..
    Instead of this shit show go help the elderly neighbor next door in their yard, be nice and you will all enjoy life a lot more.
    Happy Sunday Everyone


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