Posted: Wednesday, February 8, 2023. 6:12 pm CST.
By Benjamin Flowers: The Belize Police Department is asking the public’s assistance with regard to an investigation into an armed robbery that took place in Corozal this week where a police officer got shot by one of the culprits.
Police say that on Monday, February 6, around 10:15 a.m., armed, masked men entered and robbed Almacen Shanti Store located on 4th Avenue, Corozal Town.
The robbers stole an undisclosed amount of cash and drove off in a green Geo Prizm. Officers in the area responded to the incident and while in pursuit one of the culprits opened fire, hitting one of the officers.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to report it by calling 911, 922, or the nearest police station.
Reports can also be made online at www.P3tips.com.
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