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Nov 25, 2019

Home Invasion Reported in Belize City

Police in Belize City are looking for one man believed to have broken into a home, held up three persons at knife-point, tied and robbed them. On Sunday night, forty-three-year-old Dorette Vernon was inside her house on Raccoon Street Extension along with forty-two-year-old Gloria Henry when an intruder dressed in full blue clothing and a rag covering his faced barged in. The intruder produced a knife and ordered the ladies to the ground and proceeded to tie their hands behind their backs. During the robbery, fifty-four-year-old Huborth Smith arrived and he too was held up and tied. ACP Joseph Myvett told reporters today that security cameras in the area are being reviewed with the hopes that it can assist the investigation.


Joseph Myvett

ACP Joseph Myvett, Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“Sometime shortly before nine p.m. whilst herself and another friend were in her home her home was entered into by a male person armed with a knife who then tied them up and searched the building and in the process a number of personal items were stolen from them. They were not injured during the process. At this point in time police is seeking one person who we believe can assist in this investigation.”



“Do they have any idea who this assailant could have been?”


ACP Joseph Myvett

“I am not going into the details of that.”


Andrea Polanco   

“Sir, any surveillance footage in the area that will be able to assist police in that investigation?”


ACP Joseph Myvett

“We are looking at that this morning to see whether or not we will get any that will assist us.”


The intruder got away with two cell phones and fifty dollars in cash.

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