Football Team Robbed at the National Stadium

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Football Team Robbed at the National Stadium

Law enforcement officers in Grenada vow to leave no stone unturned in bringing to justice, those responsible for a locker room robbery at the Kirani James Athletic Stadium last Friday depriving players from one of the two teams involved the the Waggy T Super Knockout Football Competition competition of all available cash.

 According to information reaching the Grenada Informer, players from the FC Camerhogne team were left in shock having returned to their dressing room during the half time of a match involving Antillian Group GBSS and found all their personal items left in the room were tampered with and all cash stolen.

 Sources told our news desk at the time of the discovery, the team management was still in possession of the keys to the room given to them by the stadium authorities, however, somehow the party or parties were able to make their way into the room and make off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

 One player told the Grenada Informer he lost over $250.00, he is however convinced that this was a deliberate act by someone who appeared have been desperate, those responsible he said were only interested in cash and nothing else. According to this disturbed player who also lost the match, 2 goals to 1, all cell phones and other valuable items remained in the room, all bags and trousers suspected of holding cash were searched.

While the gentleman was not able to give an exact figure to the amount of cash that went missing, he said it could range in the region of one thousand dollars.

 Sources told the Informer, that the matter was brought to the attention of the stadium authorities that admitted that there was some issue with the door to that locker room, but it could not have been noticed by mere observation.

Informer spoke to the stadium authorities on Friday and they admitted that they are aware of the situation, however they noted that the matter is in the hands of the police and every effort is being made including reviewing surveillance camera footage to get to the bottom of this unfortunate situation and bring those responsible to justice.

Our news desk also spoke with officers attached to the Royal Grenada Police Force and up to press time on Wednesday no arrest had been made with respect to the incident, however we were assured that that a full investigation is ongoing.

 In related news, police are also investigating a second robbery at the stadium where a quantity of drinks was allegedly stolen. 

 Sources said the drinks were in a bar, placed there by someone who rented the facility. 

 

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