Good Samaritan has his vehicle and belongings stolen on Hawkins Drive as he delivers food to the needy

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Real News: Orville Simon, host of the Morning Train on Progressive FM, iscalling for the return of his uncle’s vehicle, which was stolen whilehe delivered food to the needy.

Reginald Peterson – a retired teacher of industrial arts for manyyears and a former officer of the Youth Skills DevelopmentProgramme – has become the victim of youth crime for the secondtime in months.

A thief reportedly stole his vehicle last Wednesday, February 21, at6about 2 p.m.

At the time, Peterson was on Hawkins Drive, east of the GovernmentWorkshop, delivering food packages.

After he exited his vehicle at this stop – but with the engine stillrunning – an unknown young man is alleged to have jumped in andsped off in a northerly direction, towards Cassada Gardens.Several undelivered lunches; Peterson’s personal items, includinghis phones and keys; and items for the shop he operates in Libertawere inside the stolen vehicle.

A report of the incident was made to the Police; however, up toMonday, February 26, the vehicle had not been found.

Simon says there are reports from the Pigotts area that at least threeyoung men have been seen driving a car that fits the description ofhis uncle’s vehicle: a silver/grey Toyota Allion with registrationplates A65239.

According to Simon, one of his uncle’s stolen phones was recoveredfrom a man in the vicinity of the Stables nightclub; however, he isunsure of how it came into the man’s possession.Simon is appealing to anyone with information on the whereaboutsof the vehicle, or anyone who spots it being driven, to contact thepolice or call him at 728-0902.

Orville Simon, host of the Morning Train on Progressive FM.Several months ago, Peterson was the victim of a violent homeinvasion by several masked and armed young men.