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Nov 7, 2019

Popular Belize City Bar Targeted by Armed Robbers

A business establishment was hit on Wednesday night as patrons milled inside. Police confirmed today, they are looking for three men that are persons of interest in the armed robbery at one of Belize City’s popular watering holes. Four armed men casually walked into Dream Like City Bar located on the George Price Highway and after inspecting the crowd; they pulled out their firearms and held up the owner and paying patrons. The frightful incident occurred after nine o’clock and investigators say that the men escaped with some cash, two cell phones, and personal documents.

 

Supt. Alejandro Cowo, O.C., C.I.B., Eastern Division

“Last night at about night thirty four male persons entered Dream Like City Bar, held up the owner and some patrons at gunpoint. Stolen from them was a small amount of cash, two cell phones and other personal documents. So far police are looking for three male persons that we believe can assist in the investigation.”

 

Reporter

“Have the police been given any details as to how these persons carried out this hold up?”

 

Alejandro Cowo

Supt. Alejandro Cowo

“Well what we know is that there were several persons inside the bar and these persons went in as regular customers and held them at gunpoint.”

 

Hipolito Novelo

“Does the establishment have a security guard at the door?”

 

Supt. Alejandro Cowo

“They do have one.”

 

Hipolito Novelo

“Any security cameras inside or outside that many have captured the incident?”

 

Supt. Alejandro Cowo

“The robbery was caught on surveillance camera and police is looking at the images as investigations take place.”


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