Man on bail on gun-related offence arrested for robbery

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica – One of the suspects in the June 18 robbery of a farm store in Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth is now in police custody.

Reports from the St Elizabeth police say that about 9:57am, men armed with handguns went to the store where they stole $950,000. The men also attempted to steal an SUV but were unsuccessful in their bid. Police say they then went to another location on the premises where they stole a motorcycle from an employee before fleeing the scene.

An investigation into the matter led to the arrest of one of the suspects on Monday, July 4.

The suspect, who will be charged for robbery with aggravation, was on bail for another gun-related charge, the police said.

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