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75-year-old man robbed in Benque

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A 75-year-old money changer was held up and robbed early this morning on Cemetery Street in the Riverside area of Benque Viejo Del Carmen, Cayo District.  Correspondent Fem Cruz filed this report.

Jorge Gonzales a money lender and a resident of Riverside Street Benque Viejo Del Carmen was held up at knifepoint and robbed. Love News spoke to the daughter of the victim.

Daughter of Victim: I received a call from my sister who lives in Benque to inform me that my dad had been robbed knifepoint a little after 6. He had just left home heading to work at the border when he was held by two male persons and they demanded that he surrender his money, he had no choice but to do so as he feared for his life. I’m not sure of the amount.”

The culprits were able to make good their escape with an undisclosed amount of money.

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