Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2016. 2:16 pm CST.
By BMG Staff: A string of armed robberies in Belmopan continue as authorities in that city have received another report of an incident that took place on Tuesday night.
Police report that 22-year-old Gadiel Maldonado of Belmopan reported that he was held up around 7:00 p.m. yesterday. Maldonado says he was traveling from Buena Vista Village to Valley of Peace along the Farmer’s Road on his motorcycle. He was suddenly hit on his helmet from behind by a masked man. The hit forced him to stop at which point a second masked man who was armed with a shotgun came out of the bushes.
The assailant pointed the gun to his face and took his knapsack, in which he had $200 in cash before they escaped. Police have launched an investigation into the report.