Fiji Time: 1:07 PM on Sunday 19 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Search for suspects

Shalveen Chand
Thursday, May 01, 2014

A TEENAGER woke to find four robbers inside his home in Ragg Avenue in Namadi Heights yesterday morning.

Justin Watkins, 16, said he woke up when he heard his bedroom door slam shut.

"One of the men was coming out of my room, he had my iPod and other things. My mum and cousin, Bradley Hatch were asleep in their rooms," said Mr Watkins.

"Two of them were carrying the TV, when I shouted, they dropped the TV and ran. By this time, one of them had started my mother's car.

"The three others joined the one in the car on the road when he reversed out of the driveway. They were able to take some jewellery and cash.

"I was able to see their faces. I can recognise three of them if I saw them again."

Young Mr Watkins said the four men were holding pinch bars and cane knives.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro confirmed four men entered the house of Carol Watkins and after stealing jewellery and cash, fled in her company vehicle.

Ms Naisoro said police were still looking for the red Hyundai Elantra registered HB 924 taken by the suspects.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. An 'elite' plan
  2. PM: It's a shame
  3. 'No exception'
  4. Ryan includes Nava in national sevens squad
  5. Freebird Institute creates history in rugby league
  6. Man dies in road accident
  7. Service to the people
  8. Nurses urged to research job practices
  9. Avoid band-aid solutions
  10. Visit to schools

Top Stories this Week

  1. Back from the dead Tuesday (14 Apr)
  2. Victims to resist Monday (13 Apr)
  3. It's a lie Wednesday (15 Apr)
  4. Teacher cleared, investigations continue Tuesday (14 Apr)
  5. FICAC investigates ministry Monday (13 Apr)
  6. 'Fighting for home' Tuesday (14 Apr)
  7. Zoning for schools a failure Tuesday (14 Apr)
  8. A fair trial, says Singh Wednesday (15 Apr)
  9. Fatal trip Thursday (16 Apr)
  10. Ro Teimumu makes a stand Wednesday (15 Apr)