Posted: Friday, August 4, 2023. 12:24 pm CST.
By Breaking Belize News Staff: Dangriga Town was shaken on Friday when a woman fell victim to a purse robbery just outside a medical facility. The terrifying incident was caught in chilling detail on nearby security cameras, leaving local residents and authorities alarmed and determined to find the culprit.
The footage shows the victim being approached by a hooded figure just steps away from the medical facility’s entrance. A brief struggle ensued, and the assailant managed to snatch the purse and fled the scene on foot.
Authorities are appealing to the public for any information that could help lead to the identification and capture of the perpetrator.
The victim, who is understandably shaken, was treated for minor injuries and is receiving support from family and friends.
Local residents have expressed their concern over the incident. “It’s a close-knit community here,” said one resident, “and it’s horrifying to think that something like this could happen right on our doorstep. We all need to be more vigilant.”
If you have any information about this crime, you are urged to contact the Dangriga Town Police Station. The police have assured that all information will be treated confidentially.
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