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Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019. 11:08 am CST.

By BBN Staff: Just before midnight last night, there was an armed robbery on Saint Thomas Street in Belize City.

Two men accosted Hongbin He outside of Cooking Master and ordered him into the shop where they relieved him of an undisclosed amount of cash.

The men then fired two shots inside the establishment before escaping.

No one was injured.

As a result of proactive policing, officers were able to spot the getaway vehicle and intercepted it on Iguana Street.

The men and the weapons used in the crime were retrieved.

Those men and four others are now detained pending charges.


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