Honda FIT stolen in St. John’s is retrieved from Five Islands area, but personal items and plates are missing

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SOURCE REAL NEWS: Persons intent on nefarious acts continue to commit the larceny ofprivate vehicles and are removing parts, in particular their licenseplates.

An All Saints man is the most recent victim of vehicular theft, duringwhich his pink Honda FIT motor car, registration number A55747,was stolen in St. John’s.

Reports say that, on Friday, March 22, the victim parked his vehiclein the vicinity of Digicel on Redcliffe Street and set off to pick upfood from a restaurant on the other side.

Reportedly, as soon as he exited the vehicle, two unknown youngmen – dressed in dark clothing and wearing hooded shirts – got intothe car and drove off.

Inside was the victim’s backpack, which allegedly contained EC$800,US$500, an ear piece, and a power bank.

After the man reported the offense to the Criminal InvestigationsDepartment (CID), officers carried out a search in the surroundingareas, but without success.

However, the All Saints man subsequently went back to the CID andreported that the car had been found in the Five Islands area, parkedunder a tree in some bushes.

Reports are that the key, the stereo set, and the number plates weremissing.

Accordingly, the owner was forced to use his spare key to drive thecar to the St. John’s Police Station.

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