Mar 18 - Corozal Police Report - Attempted highway robbery with shot guns and two students robbed at knife point on 1st Avenue.
Raul Patt, Belizean reported that on March 17th, 2014 at about 3:00 p.m., he was riding his motor cycle on the Buena Vista Road, heading to the direction of Caledonia Village to pick up some money owed to him. Upon reaching half way, he saw 3 male persons standing on the road with what appeared to be shot guns and masks over their faces. As a result, he sped off making good his escape but after doing so, he heard two loud bangs which sounded like gun shots. He never stopped and continued his way through another road, which took him out at Libertad Village. Thereafter he made his way to the Corozal Police Station where he lodged his report. Extensive searched were conducted in the area by the Corozal Police but no one has been located. Investigation continues.
On Saturday March 15th, 2014 17 year old Marieana Gilharry, Belizean student in Chetumal residing at # 48 Santa Rita Layout, Corozal Town and her boyfriend Adolfo Medina, 20 year old Belizean student of 2nd Street North Corozal Town reported that around 8:30 p.m. whilst they were walking on 1st Avenue Corozal Town just after Vamps Bar and grill, they were approached by two dark skin male persons on beach cruisers and both had on warm caps dressed in black shirt and black pants, slim built, tall and in their twenties when one of them took out a knife and told them to hand over their belongings, whereby one of them ripped off her gold chain from around her neck which had a cross with the face of Jesus and the face of the virgin Mary at the back valued $100.00 Bcy. Fearing for her life Marieana gave her 3 gold rings, one of the rings had a pink stone on it, the other had a heart and the third ring had flowers on it valued at $150.00 Bcy. She then handed over her brown in color purse which contained a small purse on it with a ten dollar bill and a lip stick and her Digicell Samsung cell phone with calling number 632-9648 valued at $250.00 Bcy. In addition she also handed over her bracelet with squares around it valued $7.00 Bcy and a wrist watch red in color valued at $30.00 Bcy; all for a total value of $547.00 Bcy. Medina's cell phone was taken from him value and description is yet to be given. In the robbery another suspect of dark complexion and slim built was standing 20 ft away watching to see if anyone was coming. Both suspects then rode off. Police investigation continues.
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