Posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014. 10:25 pm CST.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: There was a robbery in San Pedro town, on Ambergris Caye on Tuesday afternoon.
28 year old Cleofosio Assi, who works as a security guard, was enroute to the local branch of the Belize Bank when he was accosted on Barrier Reef Drive.
According to police, Assi felt someone grab his backpack. A struggle ensued during which Assi was stabbed to the right shoulder.
Still, he was able to identify his attacker, described as being of brown complexion, has dreadlocks and wore a beard on his chin.
Police say that the attacker managed to escape with Assi’s backpack, containing $39,655.75, which is money belonging to the Belize Electricity Limited.
Police say they have detained several persons pending the outcome of their investigation of this robbery.
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