Cops round up Tortuga robbery suspects

| 12/06/2013

(CNS):  A 25-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman were taken into custody by police Tuesday in connection with the robbery at the Tortuga Bakery and Liquor Store on North Sound Road at the weekend, after they when they were stopped in George Town in a car suspected of being used in the daylight heist. A police spokesperson said that at around 1pm yesterday (11 June), officers of the RCIPS stopped a white Ford Ranger along North Church Street George Town. The two occupants of the vehicle were arrested on suspicion of robbery and are currently in custody assisting with the enquiry. The vehicle was seized as part of the investigation.

Police are still seeking witnesses or any information relating to the robbery, which happened at around 10 O’clock on Saturday morning. The robber was said to have approached an employee of Tortuga as the person was arriving at the store. He pointed what appeared to be a small firearm at him and demanded cash before making his escape. People with any information can call any of the police stations or Crime Stoppers at 800-TIPS(8477).

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