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Police in Caye Caulker have apprehended two of three male persons that tried to rob the gas station located on Calle al Sol Street on Thursday, August 23rd. The third person managed to escape, but police are actively searching for him on the island. Anyone with information that may lead to his arrest can contact the Caye Caulker Police Station at 226-0242.

There is no preliminary information on the incident, but according to unofficial reports, the failed attempted robbery took place around 2:30PM, when three armed men stormed inside the gas station and demanded cash from the cashier. As they were getting ready to escape, police showed up and caught two of them as they were about to leave via a nearby dock. Witnesses say that the assailants threw their weapons in the water, but police were able to retrieve them. The two thieves were then escorted to the police station pending charges.

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