Two more charged over cash shop heist

| 08/03/2011

(CNS): A 28 year old woman and a 26 year old man have now been charged in connection with a suspected robbery at a money transfer store in George Town earlier this year. Police have already charged two other men, aged 19 and 21 years, with theft, conspiracy to steal and possession of an unlicensed firearm concerning what is believed to have been a staged hold up at the Reggae Money Express at Elizabethan Square on Saturday 15 January. Police said today Tuesday (8 March) that the 26 year old man was charged with accessory after the fact and possession of criminal property and the 28 year old woman with interfering with a criminal proceeding and theft.(Photo Dennie Warren Jr)

Both of them were scheduled to appear in summary court Tuesday afternoon.

On the evening of the incident police said that they had received a report of a robbery only yards from the police headquarters which is also located in Elizabethan Square, at around 6pm.

Police were told that a man had entered the premises with what was believed to be a firearm, threatened staff and made off with a sum of cash. No shots were fired no-one was injured in the incident. Later that evening, following a police operation in the George Town area involving uniform, CID and armed officers, two men were arrested.

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