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Highway Ambushmen Waylay Coke Truck #426298
12/29/11 08:53 AM
12/29/11 08:53 AM
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Marty Offline OP

Marty  Offline OP

On Friday afternoon, three masked men in dark clothing robbed a trio of Bowen and Bowen employees who were on a pre-Christmas delivery route. The robbers ambushed the delivery-men as they slowed down for a speedbump at Middlesex Primary School at mile 25 on the Hummingbird Highway.

It happened at 3:30 when the attackers came out of the bushes and fired three shots at the delivery truck - hitting the windshield.

That forced them to stop and they were then ordered out of the truck, and put to lie face down on the road.

The driver Jaime Salguero was robbed of three hundred dollars of his own money, but the gunmen weren't satisfied with that: They shot the cashpan open and snatched the says sales money, which was seven thousand dollars.

Police retrieved six expended shells from the scene and detained two males from Middlesex Village, one 33 years old and the other 17.

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Re: Highway Ambushmen Waylay Coke Truck [Re: Marty] #426302
12/29/11 08:58 AM
12/29/11 08:58 AM
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Marty Offline OP

Marty  Offline OP


Police have detained two persons, including a 17 year old boy in connection with the armed hold up of a Bowen and Bowen delivery truck which took place on Friday afternoon on the Stann Creek Valley road. Thirty three year old Hermain Solis, an unemployed resident of Middlesex Village and a 17-year old boy are detained by Dangriga police pending the outcome their investigations. Police say that around 3:30 on Friday afternoon, armed men held up a Bowen and Bowen delivery truck that was enroute to Dangriga from St. Margaret’s village. They reportedly stole $300 from the driver/salesman Jaime Salguero. The bandits then reportedly shot open the cash pan open and took the day’s sale which amounted to seven thousand dollars. Police say the bandits attacked the truck as it slowed down at a speed bump in front of the Middlesex Primary School at mile 25 on the Hummingbird Highway. Three persons dressed in black clothing and wearing masks emerged from the bushes and reportedly fired shots in the direction of the vehicle shattering the windshield. A Police Superintendent who was passing at the time took fire from the gunmen; but they were able to make good their escape in a nearby orange orchard.


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