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Sep 5, 2014

Armed Robbery on Fabers Road, Quick Response Leads to Arrest of 6 Persons

Raphael Martinez

There was a late-morning armed holdup in Belize City today, where thieves entered a business establishment on Fabers Road Extension and proceeded to lift several items, including cash from the Chinese grocery store.  Quick response from the police department subsequently led to the apprehension of six individuals inside a residence a block away.  According to police press officer Raphael Martinez, they were successful in recovering all the items that were stolen during the robbery.

 

Raphael Martinez, Police Press Officer

“A robbery that occurred at eleven-twenty-seven this morning and this was at the corner or Lionel Tillett and Fabers Road Extension where some young men robbed a Chinese store. However, that is still being processed as we speak, but I can tell you this much that we have apprehended six persons and they are presently in detention. As I mentioned before we are processing this development and we have also recovered all the items that were stolen.”

 

Police are also reporting another robbery that occurred on Thursday night. Around nine p.m., a twenty-eight year old teacher of Belize City visited the Belama Police Station and reported that while walking home on Coney Drive, as he approached the Napa building; two male persons robbed him of his laptop bag. In the laptop bag were several items including a Samsung Android SMART phone, a Digicell Samsung Galaxy S-Five phone and over one thousand three hundred and fifty dollars in cash….all to a total value of four thousand two hundred dollars. The two thieves then ran towards the Philip Goldson Highway where they got into a grey SUV vehicle that was waiting on the highway.

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