Press Release: Robbery Suspects Charged

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Two men who were held in police custody over the Whit Weekend on suspicion of robbery were jointly charged on Wednesday with two counts of Aggravated Robbery; Possession of an Imitation Firearm and Carrying Abroad an Offensive Weapon.
Wadabe Roberts of villa and Patrice Christian of Fort Road were allegedly armed with a gun and a pair of scissors, when they robbed a resident of Villa and Yorks of an undisclosed sum of money and a mobile phone on Monday 5 th June.
They were later arrested on suspicion of robbery, when police found them inside a vehicle near Johnsons Playing Field with a number of items to include; an imitation firearm, a pair of scissors, a grey hoodie and a red bandanna in their possession.
They appeared in the St. Johns Magistrate’s Court on Thursday and were remanded to St. Johns Police Station pending further investigations.


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