Aggravated Assault on San Pedro

San Pedro police are currently investigating a home invasion that occurred in the San Pablo area of the island. An armed thief broke into the home of a 75-year-old American retiree, assaulted him, and robbed him several thousand dollar cash, which was being stored in a safe.

At around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Johan Wallace, a retired US soldier, was sitting inside his home with his front door opened when a masked gunman barged in.

The deputy head of the National Criminal Investigations Branch shared more details about the aggravated burglary during yesterday's press conference. Here's what he had to say:

Island cops they believe the attacker was tracking the retirees visits to the Western Union office.

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