Armed Robbery Hits Dangriga

Three male persons entered a store in Dangriga and fired a shot but left only with a necklace. Dangriga Correspondent Harry Arzu reports.

vlcsnap-2014-06-26-17h22m56s48Harry Arzu- Correspondent for Plus TV

“Police here are investigating a robbery that occurred at this hardware store located at #90 Stanley Drive in Dangriga.  The incident occurred shortly after 1:00 p.m. yesterday. 

According to Mr. Isabel Miranda, the owner of this family store. He reported that three men came to her establishment posing as genuine customers. 

vlcsnap-2014-06-26-17h27m40s117vlcsnap-2014-06-26-17h25m49s116Initially two of them entered the store, while the other one waited outside on a bicycle.  One of the men, then pulled out a handgun from his waist and pointed at Miranda and his three children who were inside the store at the time. 

A gunman who did not wear a mask, fired a single gunshot over Miranda’s 16 year old son and attempted to take this laptop, but instead, but made good his escape with only a gold chain valued at BZ$2,000 which was around Isabel’s neck. 

Police are trying to ascertain a motive to this incident, since the robbers did not take money or any items from the store”.

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