Sunday 9 December, 2018

San Juan man, 29, arrested for robbery

A 29-year-old San Juan man is currently in police custody after being held in connection with the robbery of a 21-year-old man.

The victim was walking along Old Time Street, St Augustine, around 11:00 pm on Wednesday, when he was approached by two men who announced a robbery.

One of the men was armed with a gun and stood guard while the other robbed the victim of a Samsung S6 cell phone and a black-handle flick knife, before escaping on foot.

The victim was able to make a report to Emergency Response Patrol officers who were on patrol in the area.

They apprehended one of the suspects a short distance away.

Both stolen items were recovered and the suspect was taken to the St Joseph Police Station, pending charges.

 

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