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Jul 16, 2018

A Minor is Detained for Tony’s Store Robbery, Police Are Seeking Two More

Belize City police have made an arrest in the robbery of Tony’s Store on Daly Street in late-June.  A seventeen-year-old has been taken before the lower court after being busted several weeks after the incident.  His accomplices, described by police as an adult and a minor, are also being sought in connection with the robbery.  According to investigators, at least one of the robbers wore a school uniform in the commission of the robbery.

 

Alejandro Cowo

ASP Alejandro Cowo, O.C., C.I.B., Belize City

“Reference the robbery of Tony’s Store that occurred on June twenty-first, police were able to detain a minor and that minor was charged, and will be charged along with others for the crime of robbery.  He is presently at the magistrate’s court today for that crime of robbery.  There are two more persons that will be charged along with him.”

 

Reporter

“Is that minor a student?”

 

ASP Alejandro Cowo

“No, he is not a student.”

 

Reporter

“How old is he?”

 

ASP Alejandro Cowo

“Seventeen.”

 

Reporter

“And the other are minors too?”

 

ASP Alejandro Cowo

“One is an adult and the other one is a minor.”

 

Reporter

“Were these people using school uniforms at the time of the robbery, as was reported?”

 

ASP Alejandro Cowo

“Yes, one of them.”

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