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Barbados policeman in custody


Police in Barbados are confirming that lawmen in the Northern Division are carrying out investigations into a number of matters and Constable 1860 Dirwayne Cumberbatch, who is currently on suspension from police duties, is assisting them.

Unconfirmed reports in Barbados allege that a police officer was taken into custody after being held early Thursday morning in a store in the Speightstown area after the alarm was raise by the owner that someone had broken into his store and was still inside. Police responded and after a struggle with the culprit, who was wearing a mask, he was subdued and unmask, revealing his identity.
Sergeant Michael Blackman, the public relations officer of the Royal Barbados Police Force confirmed Cumberbatch was taken into custody Thursday morning.