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Nov 5, 2018

San Ignacio Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Armed robbers also hit a business in the Cayo District.   Two Hispanic men, one armed with a handgun, held up the owner of Lily’s Store in San Ignacio Town at around eleven o’clock this morning. Surveillance video shows the men ordering the storeowner to place the cash inside a knapsack, while the armed robber held the gun, fixed at his victim. Head of the National Crimes Investigation Branch, ACP Joseph Myvett briefed the media.


Joseph Myvett

ACP Joseph Myvett, Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“On Lily Street on in San Ignacio Town where on arrival, the proprietor of a store reported to them that while inside his store he was approached by two Hispanic male persons, one of whom was armed, who demanded money. As a result he was given an undisclosed amount of money. Police have so far viewed surveillance footage and are currently on the ground conducting investigation into this matter. As we speak several searches are being conducted for those suspects.”

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