Police on the hunt for men who robbed a St Thomas gas station

Police on Monday (Feb 10) reported that they were searching for two men who had robbed a gas station in Golden Grove, St Thomas.

Reports from the Morant Bay Police are that about 9:30 a.m. on February 9, a police team responded to a report of a robbery at a service station.

Upon arrival it is reported that the robbers challenged the Police team, opening gunfire at them.

A confrontation ensued and the men escaped in a car that was parked close by.

The vehicle was later found abandoned in a cane field.

The robbers are said to have left behind a Heckler & Koch 9mm pistol, which was seized by the Police.

Detectives assigned to the St. Thomas Division have launched a manhunt for the two men.