Woman stranded in Jamaica after being robbed of passport and $100,000 Downtown

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robbery.jpgA Jamaica woman who is based in the United States has been left stranded in the island following a robbery in downtown Kingston over the weekend. The woman was robbed of her travel documents and cash.

Officers attached to the Darling Street Police Station say that they received a report that the woman, was walking on Princess Street in downtown Kingston on Saturday when she was held up at knife point by a group of men and robbed of over a $100, 000 and documents, including her passport. She told the police that losing the money and other documents has left her literally stranded in the island as she was to leave the island later that same day.

Police were up to early Tuesday morning searching for the group of hoodlums who held up the woman .

The men cornered the woman, threatened to harm her and then grabbed her bag and ran, he said.

Police are reportedly following several leads in their efforts to locate the perpetrators.

According to law enforcement officers, there has been a noticeable increase in robberies in and around downtown Kingston in recent months, a development that has triggered concerns among members of the public.