5 charged for attempting to steal a kayak

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    Five men have been arrested and charged for attempting to steal a kayak valued at $2,300.

    The suspects are all between the ages of 20 and 24.

    Around 5 am on December 16th, a security officer tasked with guarding kayaking equipment in Matura heard a loud noise coming from the building.

    Upon checking the area, he saw five men removing a kayak from the building.

    The men dropped the object and attempted to escape in a nearby vehicle, but they were intercepted and held by officers of the Sangre Grande Station.

    They have since been charged with warehouse breaking and larceny.