Manhunt on after over $8m stolen from remittance agency in St Mary | Loop Jamaica

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Theives spray-paint cameras in heist

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Criminals stole approximately J$8 million from a remittance agency in Oracabessa, St Mary on Tuesday.

Reports from the police are that the criminals spray-painted CCTV cameras and prised grilles apart to access the remittance agency.

A breakdown by the police indicated that the thieves stole J$6,422,146, US$5,935, CAD$700; ?1,720, and EUR670.

Reports are that at about 3:28 am, a passerby called the police after noticing that the building had been broken into.

On the arrival of the lawmen, it was observed that the culprits spray-painted the CCTV cameras with black paint and prised the grille.

They then gained entry to the vault and stole the money before escaping. A search has since been launched to locate the criminals.

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