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UPDATE: Police Respond to Robbery on West Bay Road, 1 Man Arrested and Charged, Property Recovered,

22nd July, 2019 Police Headlines

Robbery Suspect due in Court this Morning, 22 July

The 19-year-old man of George Town arrested on Saturday, 20 July following a robbery of a cell phone on the premises of a hotel on West Bay Road has been charged with one count of Robbery and will be in court this morning, 22 July.


The man was arrested after a quickly coordinated police response following a dispatch from the 9-1-1 Communications Centre just before 5:30AM.  An off duty police officer in the vicinity immediately responded to the area and saw a man in a vehicle answering the description of the culprit speeding on Eastern Avenue.  The officer followed the vehicle and provided commentary to other responding officers from uniform, Firearms Response and K-9 Units, who ultimately apprehended the man on Eastern Avenue.

The victim did not require medical treatment following the incident and was not taken to hospital.

 

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Early on the morning of Saturday, 20 July, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of a robbery in the vicinity of Margaritaville Resort on West Bay Road, where a man had been robbed of his cell phone.

Officers responded immediately, arrested a man, age 19, and recovered the stolen cell phone.

The man has been formally charged with robbery and is appearing in court on Monday morning, 22 July.