Bandits arrested moments after armed robbery

Quick work by officers of the Barataria Police Station, resulted in two bandits being apprehended and stolen money recovered, just moments after the men robbed a bar owner of a quantity of cash at gunpoint.

According to police reports, officers were on mobile patrol, in the Aranguez district, when they responded to a report of an armed robbery at a bar along the Aranguez Main Road, at around 9:30 pm, on Tuesday 19th June 2018.

 The bar proprietor reported that he was confronted by two men, one armed with a gun, at his establishment and robbed of a quantity of cash.

The men then made their escape in a motor vehicle. 

The victim made a report to the police and the officers immediately responded and intercepted the vehicle with the two suspects, within minutes.

 A search of the vehicle resulted in a revolver and five rounds of ammunition were seized and the stolen cash recovered.

 The two male suspects; a 34-year-old of Curepe and a 26-year-old of St. Augustine, were arrested in connection with the incident. 

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