Posted: Saturday, August 22, 2020. 11:41 am CST.
By BBN Staff: A security guard was injured this morning in Belize City when he attempted to disarm a thief.
The incident occurred this morning around 7:45 at Twins Supermarket on Saint Thomas Street in Belize City.
Washington Augustine, 38, a Nicaraguan security guard told police that a man entered the store and then pointed a gun at him.
Augustine struggled with the thief in an attempt to take away the firearm.
The thief pulled the trigger twice but the gun snapped.
The thief then hit Augustine on his head and then escaped.
Police are investigating.
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