The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) has cleared the air regarding information being circulated on social media about a bank robbery.
Voice notes and status have been shared informing the public that an alleged bank robbery had taken place at the CIBC First Caribbean Bank in Warrens, St. Michael.
According to police, this information is false.
The Bank has also released a statement regarding the incident saying:
CIBC FirstCaribbean has been made aware of a social media message alleging an attempted robbery at one of our branches.
This message is absolutely false and mischievous and the bank‘s branches in Barbados remain secure and open for business.
An increased police presence was noted in the Warrens area this afternoon. Police are yet to confirm the nature of the operation.
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