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UPDATE: Belmopan Robbery Gone Bad For Robber – Shot With His Own Gun

UPDATE: Belmopan Robbery Gone Bad For Robber – Shot With His Own Gun
July 07
18:19 2019

By Marion Ali – Sunday July 7th. 2019 – 7.00pm

Police have released official information on the robbery at Puma Service Station in Belmopan this afternoon and the subsequent shooting of the alleged robber.

Police say they responded to the location on Constitution Drive shortly after 1:00 pm; where the cashier reported that an armed man accosted her and demanded money. The gunman then approached two of the attendants, pointed the gun at them and robbed them of $1,200.

Police say that one of the attendants got into a vehicle and set chase after the robber and caught up with him on Garbutt Creek Street; where they got into a struggle and the attendant took away the gun. The struggle continued over the gun, which discharged, hitting the robber in his hand. He is in a stable condition at the Western Regional Hospital.

Other reports to the Reporter are that the thief tried to rob two motorists of their vehicles as they drove, but they did not stop.

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Sunday July 7th. 2019 – 4pm –

A man who reportedly robbed Buca Service Station in Belmopan is in a stable condition at the Western Regional Hospital after he was knocked down and then shot with a gun which he used to commit the robbery.

The Reporter understands that after the robbery, the man ran out and tried unsuccessfully to stop two vehicles, before he was pursued by a man in a vehicle, who knocked him down and took the gun and shot him with it.

More details about this incident will be available here VIA UPDATES.

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