For the second time this year the owners of Taisan Shop in Belmopan were robbed at gunpoint. The incident occurred just after ten o’clock yesterday morning. Cayo Correspondent Fem Cruz has the story.
Fem Cruz, Cayo Correspondent: 38-year-old Zong Min Chen, a businessman of Belmopan and owner of Taisan Store situated on Garza Avenue in Belmopan was the victim of this past Sunday morning’s armed robbery. According to Chen sometime before ten o’clock that same Sunday morning he and his wife were inside the store when suddenly they were approached by a disguised male person armed with a gun who demanded all their money. Fearing for their lives they handed over $200 in cash and a cellphone. The thief then made good his escape by jumping on a getaway motorcycle that was parked nearby. Police are investigating.