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Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2015. 5:41 p.m. CST

9. CRIMEBy Chrisbert Garcia: Shortly after 1:00 this afternoon, Belize City police in pursuit of a robbery suspect, retrieved stolen items and a 9 millimeter pistol along with three magazines and 26 live rounds of ammunition, after they searched a residence to which the thief was followed.

Reports are that around 1:15 p.m., an agent for a distributor was in his parked vehicle near Bishop Street and West Canal when a male person opened the passenger door, took a knapsack containing money, receipt books and other items, then ran off in the direction of Wagner’s Lane.

Police tracked the suspect to a residence at #28 Wagner’s Lane where a search resulted in the discovery of the mentioned items and as a result, five persons were detained, pending investigations.

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