Officers with the Firearm Response Unit, while carrying out patrols on Friday, 30 December, observed a wanted juvenile male at a residence in Prospect. The male was wanted in connection with robbery incidents that took place on 8 December in Prospect and George Town. A 21-year-old-man of George Town was arrested along with the juvenile male on suspicion of accessory after the fact of robbery, for assisting the juvenile male in evading arrest.
Persons are reminded that it is a crime to assist a person attempting to evade arrest, or to obstruct officers’ efforts to make an arrest. Any persons doing so will be arrested and prosecuted.
Both males were held in custody while the investigation progressed. The juvenile male has now been formally charged with Robbery, Possession of an Imitation Firearm, and two counts of Attempting to Obtain Property by Deception, in relation to attempts made to access funds using an ATM card stolen during the incident. The George Town man was formally charged with Accessory After the Fact of Robbery as well as Possession of Ganja. Both remain in custody and are appearing in court on Tuesday, 3 January.