Quick action leads to arrest of alleged robbers
February 24, 2019 5:14 pm
Quick action by Rakiraki Police and those residing at the Police barracks resulted in the arrest of two men for their alleged involvement in aggravated robbery.
The incident occurred at about 9am today in Korowaqa, Rakiraki.
The two in their 20s allegedly entered the Ra Motor Gift Center Shop, assaulted the owner and ran away with the cash register.
Officers on duty and those off duty residing at the Barracks as well as a team from Tavua Police Station were deployed to search for the two suspects.
The two from Rakiraki village were arrested shortly afterwards with recoveries made including the cash register that was allegedly stolen from the shop.
The two are currently being questioned.
The victim has been treated at the Rakiraki Hospital.