Police arrest suspected mugger in George Town

| 12/07/2010

(CNS): Police confirmed today that a 36-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in police custody on suspicion of robbery and possession of an offensive weapon following a mugging last week. At about 2.10 am on Thursday 8 July a man claiming to be in possession of a gun threatened another male in Fairbanks Road, George Town. The suspect then tore a necklace from around his victim’s neck and ran off towards nearby bushes.

The victim said he did not see a gun during the robbery and no-one was injured in the incident. At about 7.55 pm on Sunday night (11 July) USG officers carried out an operation in relation to the robbery. As officers approached the suspect in Diaz lane, George Town, he produced a knife. The officers quickly disarmed the suspect who was then arrested and taken into police custody.

None of the officers involved in the incident were injured and police said the enquiries are ongoing.


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  1. Anonymous says:

    Excellent work RCIPS!