Prison officer beaten and robbed in Trincity

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    Three bandits escaped with a vehicle and other items after robbing and beating a 32 year old prison officer outside his Trincity home yesterday.

    The Express Newspaper reports that the victim was in his Hyundai Tucson SUV around 1am, when a black X-trail pulled up with 3 armed men.

    The officer was reportedly ordered to exit his vehicle and lie on the ground during which time he was beaten about the body.

    The thieves took his prison ID card, a bullet-proof vest, a pocket diary, a cell-phone and a quantity of cash and jewellery, before driving away with both vehicles.