Belikin truck targeted in brazen daylight robbery

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There was a brazen daylight robbery of a Bowen and Bowen truck in Belize City on Thursday. It happened around 11:30 am on Oleander street not far from the Mahogany Street Police Station. The driver and sideman of the Belikin truck were approached by armed robbers. We understand that the security escort was dragged out of the vehicle and placed on the ground with a gun pointed at him while the other culprit took the days sales of an undisclosed amount of money. The entire robbery took less than ten minutes. However, quick response from police led to the apprehension and detention of one of the culprits and the recovery of a 32mm handgun along with 5 live rounds. Police investigations continue.

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