Man charged following alleged mugging of a woman in Belize City

A Belize City resident has been arrested after allegedly mugging a woman in broad daylight. It reportedly happened as the woman waiting for a bus on Regent Street, Belize City. She says she felt someone grab at her hand purse and when she turned around noticed a man pulling the purse. Not wanting the situation to escalate, she let go of the bag and the culprit reportedly ran off. However, Police were able to detain the robber and recover his victim’s belongings. The purse contained over $200. 22 year old Brandon Paz has been charged with theft.

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