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Jul 19, 2018

Tacos Vendor Robbed of Day’s Sales

Armed robbers also struck in the north side of the city. The first occurred around ten a.m. at mile two and a half on the Phillip Goldson Highway.  Tacos vendor Geisy Molina says that a thief who posed as a customer approached and ordered tacos; he said he would return to pick up his order. He did, ten minutes later but with a gun tucked in the waist of his pants. Fearing for her life, Molina handed over a black cash pan that contained the days sales amounting to three hundred dollars.

 

Alejandro Cowo

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

“A tacos vendor while she was standing at her stall, she was approached by a male persons who ordered some tacos. The male person left from the business and walked a little bit ahead and then came back. When she went to offer him the tacos, he raised up his shirt and showed her what appeared to be a firearm and demanded that she hand over what she has. As a result, she handed over three hundred dollars in cash. The male person then made good his escape.”

 

Reporter

“Have you been able to identify that person as yet?”

 

ASP Alejandro Cowo

“No, we are looking for a suspect that we believe can assist us in the investigation, but up to now we have not established the direct identity of the person.”

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