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Update: Two Men Formally Charged in Relation to Robbery Incident, 12 February

12th February, 2024 Police Headlines

Update: 12 February

The two men, age 21 of George Town and age 26 of North Side who had been arrested in relation to the robbery incident in West Bay on 8 February, have now been formally charged by the police.


The men will be appeared before the court today 12 February, answering to charges of Robbery and Possession of an Imitation Firearm with Intent to Commit a Crime. They were remanded in custody until Friday 16 February.





Initial Release : 9 February

Shortly after 7:30PM, Thursday 8 February, police responded to a report of an armed robbery at a convenience store on Reverend Blackman Road, West Bay.


It was reported that two males entered the store wearing masks and hoodies, one carrying a firearm.  The man with the firearm approached the store manager and demanded cash from the register and cigarettes.  The other man approached a cashier at a Money Transfer Station at the rear of the store and demanded cash. After stealing the items the two men departed the store.


Shortly after, police received information from the 911 communication center that two men had been spotted at a location in the vicinity of Powery Road, West Bay, acting suspiciously. With the assistance of the police helicopter officers located and apprehended the two men. A quantity of cash and a vehicle believed to be the getaway car was recovered.


The two men, a 21 year-old male, of George Town, and a 26 year-old male of North Side were arrested and transported to the Detention Centre.


Investigations continue.