Lisa’s Store in Independence Village, Mango Creek was robbed last night. Robbers made off with an undisclosed amount of money. ACP Joseph Myvette briefed the media.
ACP Joseph Myvette, Belize Police Department: “Yesterday Wednesday 8th of August shortly after 7:45 AM Independence Police responded to the scene of a robbery at a grocery store in Independence Village where upon arrival the cashier reported to police that whilst at the business place she was approached by two Hispanic male persons one of whom was armed with a firearm who pointed the weapon at her and demanded money before jumping over the counter and emptying the cash register before making good their escape. Surveillance cameras were viewed and we are in the process of trying to identify who the culprits are.”
Police so far have detained three persons, however, the complainant has not decided if she wants to proceed with charges. Investigations are ongoing.