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Nov 5, 2018

Tibruce Street Resident Charged for Armed Robbery of Freetown Drug Store

Ryan Cole from Tibruce Street, in the Saint Martin De Porres area has been arrested and charged for the armed robbery at Freetown Drug Store. He along with another suspect, who police believe they have in their custody, entered the drug store on Thursday night and stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the proprietor. They also held up the armed security guard and assaulted a customer before they fled the scene. Assistant Superintendent of Police Alejandro Cowo gave an update.


Alejandro Cowo

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

“Police arrested and charged Ryan Michael Cole of a Tibruce Street address for the crime of robbery. There is another suspect in custody that the police is interviewing at this moment.”



“Sir is this a person you all were able to identify from the security footage?”


ASP Alejandro Cowo




“So is he the main person seen, because you know some of them were obscured from the camera? He is the main person seen in front of the counter?”


ASP Alejandro Cowo

“Yes he is. He is from the Tibruce Street area.”



“Is he a suspect in any of the other city robberies—we had two on the north side prior to that. Is he a suspect in any other?”

ASP Alejandro Cowo

“No, not at this moment.”



“Were you all able to recover any of the stolen…?”


ASP Alejandro Cowo

“No property was recovered.”


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