Friday, April 11, 2008

Second Gunpoint Robbery at Caminantes Store

“Lightning” struck twice for the owners of Tienda Los Caminantes, as on Tuesday, April 8, at about 12:30 p.m. the store was robbed at gunpoint again by two red skin creole male persons. According to reports both men were armed with what appeared to be 9 mm guns. One of the men held the cashier while the other searched the cash drawer.

Total amount of cash taken was $1,300 and $700 in phone cards. The men were unmasked and made their escape on bicycles. Reports have it that they were seen heading south of San Pedro past Victoria House. Sources tell the newspaper that the police were late at the scene of the crime because they were onsite at another incident where a water vessel was engulfed in flames. Both incidents seem to be linked, according to sources. Police are still investigating the matter. If anyone has any information concerning these cases please call the police station at 226-2022.

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