COMPOL praises 14-year-old boy's bravery
January 6, 2018 7:00 am
A fourteen year old boy of Khalsa, Nasinu has been commended for his bravery trying to arrest robbery suspects at a shop in Newtown on Friday night.
Misi Cakacaka received stab wounds to his arm following an alleged aggravated robbery where two men entered a shop and threatened employees with a knife.
Cakacaka was working at a nearby carwash for a holiday job to earn some money for school when the two thieves allegedly armed with kitchen knives entered the shop.
Cakacaka told FBC News a knife was forcefully pushed against his left arm when he tried to stop one of the suspects from escaping.
Police were able to apprehend the suspect Cakacaka caught however, the second suspect is still on the run.
Police Commissioner Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho praised the effort of the young boy adding that Cakacaka has proven to be a shining example considering that hes only fourteen-years old.
Qiliho says he was brave by choosing to do something to stop a crime from being committed.
The Police Chief adds Cakacaka certainly has a bright future ahead of him.