Friday 18 October, 2019

Lotto booth robbed in El Socorro

North Eastern Division Police are investigating a report of an armed robbery at a lotto booth in El Socorro on Monday.

The booth was said to have been robbed of an estimated $60,000 in cash.

According to reports, at about 9:30 am on Monday, an armed man entered the business place along Boundary Road and announced a hold-up in the presence of a cashier.

He then made his way to a room at the back of the compound and removed a bag which contained a quantity of cash - the earnings for the past few days.

The police were notified and police responded to the report.

CCTV footage from nearby businesses and homes were reviewed, and investigators are hopeful that they can make an arrest in the immediate future.

More on this as it becomes available.

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