Benque store robbed at gunpoint

A Chinese business was robbed in Benque on Friday morning.

Xue Bing Chen, a business owner of #68 Supermarket, situated in the Hills of Promise Area, Benque Viejo Town, told police that at 11:40am, she was selling at her shop when two Hispanic men entered.

One of them took out a revolver from his pants waist and demanded money from her. Fearing for her life she handed over $25.00 in cash.  The assailants then made good their escape.

Police have since arrested and charged Victor Howe, an 18 year old Belizean unemployed man of Hills Of Promise, for the crime of Robbery.

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