18 cases of aggravated robbery recorded last month
August 2, 2018 5:03 am
The latest statistics released by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions reveals that there were eighteen cases of aggravated robbery recorded last month.
The statistics also shows that thirteen cases of theft was recorded followed by twelve incidents of aggravated burglary.
Two juveniles were charged with attempted aggravated robbery and aggravated robbery offence.
In one of the incidents, a 17-year-old was charged for stealing $2,068 worth of goods.
He was also charged with resisting arrest.
Four other suspects in this matter are still at large.
In a separate incident, a 27-year-old man was charged with aggravated burglary and theft for allegedly breaking into a Chinese national’s shop and stealing assorted goods and $200 cash.
Another suspect in this matter is still at large.
In another case, 3 men were charged with aggravated robbery after they allegedly robbed an Indonesian national of $19,000.
This matter was withdrawn after the complainant left the country and could not be located.
There were also two incidents where foreign nationals were robbed.
There was one incident where a 38-year-old man was also charged with aggravated robbery of $582 worth of property from a 34-year-old man at knife point.
Cash and assorted items ranged from $115 to $19,000 were stolen during the alleged robbery, aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary offences which consisted of home invasions, shop break-ins, foreign exchange break-ins and daylight street robberies.
Assorted items stolen during these offences include mobile phones, electronic items and household goods.