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Jul 25, 2018

Armed Robbery at Butane Depot in Corozal

There was a robbery at a butane depot in Corozal.  Two men, armed and hiding their identity, assaulted the watchman on duty just before eight o’clock on Tuesday night. Forty-eight-year-old Luis Alberto Marin reported to the police that two men wearing dark clothing and with rags covering their faces entered the office of Belize Western Energy Limited on the Altamira Road. Marin stated that one was armed with a gun while the other was bearing a knife. In a scuffle, shots were fired and he was hit on the head with the knife.  Before fleeing the thieves robbed him of one hundred and sixty-four dollars belonging to BWEL. The armed men remain at large.

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