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#496545 - 10/08/14 05:16 AM Security guard stabbed: $130G stolen  
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A security officer was stabbed twice during a broad daylight robbery in downtown San Pedro. The security guard has been identified as Robert Assi, a resident of the DFC area of San Pedro Town. The victim was apparently attacked by two men as he was heading to make a deposit at the bank. The robbery occurred at the corner of Barrier Reef Drive and Caribeña Street sometime around 1:20PM on Tuesday October 7th.

According to Assi’s employer Milo Paz of Milo’s Center, after the security guard was attacked and stabbed by the two men, the assailants made off with a deposit bag that was in his possession, containing $130,391. The culprits then ran towards the beach and continued southwards. The injured security guard ran behind his assailant yelling for help. Paz indicated that a group of citizens ran behind and one of the culprits was contained by a concerned resident. The San Pedro Sun understands that during the process, the deposit bag fell and a crowd in the area of Central Park began pulling at the bag, eventually bursting it. Those in the area scattered to help themselves to the lose money, allowing the original culprits to get away. “We are hoping that the people will return the money,” said Paz.

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Big heist in San Pedro

According to the San Pedro Sun a security guard was attacked and robbed of $130,891 at the corner of Barrier Reef Drive and Caribeña Street sometime around 1:20PM on Tuesday October 7th.

The Sun reports that 2 men attacked Roberto Assi, who works for a collection agent. The two men then robbed him of a deposit bag containing $130,891. Police are looking for the two men whose identity are known to them. One of the suspects have been caught.



Security Guard Stabbed while Robbers Lose $130K in Failed Robbery Attempt

Mr. Milo Paz of Milo’s Center is now appealing to the street vendors and people who took the liberty of helping themselves to the money, to come forward and return the stolen cash.

“It is not their money and keeping it is still stealing,” commented Milo Paz.

Security guard Roberto Assi was rushed to the San Pedro Poly Clinic for treatment to his stab wounds to his upper chest and shoulder. He was in a critical but stable condition after the incident as is now recovering. It is expected that charges will be brought against the two robbers following a police investigation.

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#496555 - 10/08/14 06:29 AM Re: Security guard stabbed: $130G stolen [Re: Marty]  
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First : what was he doing with that much cash??
Second: The obvious < the assailants most likely knew he had the cash.
So I would look for people who knew him.

OK I just noticed that it was One Hundred Thirty Dollars >>not>> $130,000.00

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#496556 - 10/08/14 06:59 AM Re: Security guard stabbed: $130G stolen [Re: Bean Hunter]  
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Originally Posted by Bean Hunter


OK I just noticed that it was One Hundred Thirty Dollars >>not>> $130,000.00


No, it WAS $130,000 Dollars.


#496557 - 10/08/14 07:07 AM Re: Security guard stabbed: $130G stolen [Re: Marty]  
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You talking US dollars or Mexican peso's ?
If US dollars ? I still ask What was he doing with that kind of money and who was his friends that knew he had it??

#496558 - 10/08/14 07:12 AM Re: Security guard stabbed: $130G stolen [Re: Marty]  
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Why would it be anything but the currency of Belize? Try and show some sensitivity - a man has been critically injured doing his job.

They are the main collection agency for several large Belizean companies, largest of all at a guess being BEL where almost everyone pays their Electric Bill around now.

#496559 - 10/08/14 07:18 AM Re: Security guard stabbed: $130G stolen [Re: Phil]  
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Totally agree with you Phil, people should read the full report before making any comments.


If you outlaw guns, only outlaws will have guns.
A bullet fired,cannot be called back.
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#496561 - 10/08/14 07:45 AM Re: Security guard stabbed: $130G stolen [Re: Marty]  
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I have a question, if I had paid my electric bill there, will BEL come after me for the payment or will they go after the company I paid it to?

#496562 - 10/08/14 07:54 AM Re: Security guard stabbed: $130G stolen [Re: Marty]  
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I am not trying to be nonsensitive Just trying to understand what was going on for him to have that much $$
But Phil and Tracker < you are correct. I fully understand now.
Thank you for helping me understand.
I hope the people do thhe right thing and return the $$

#496565 - 10/08/14 08:52 AM Re: Security guard stabbed: $130G stolen [Re: Marty]  
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Luckily only 40K was in cash, the rest was cheques.

#496566 - 10/08/14 09:04 AM Re: Security guard stabbed: $130G stolen [Re: Marty]  
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What has become of the human race...?

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