Robbery victim’s cell phone tracked leading to thief’s arrest

ST Ann, Jamaica— A man has been charged after a cellular phone that was robbed from a woman on Warren Street in St Ann’s Bay, St Ann was found in his possession.

Charged with robbery with aggravation, possession of illegal firearm and using a prohibited weapon to commit a felony is 20-year-old Samuel Marshall, otherwise called ‘Sammy’, of Green Bay in Steer Town, St Ann.

Reports are that about 6:47 pm, the robbery victim and a friend were walking along the roadway when they were held up at gunpoint by a masked man, and her cellular phone was taken.

A report was made to the police and the cellular phone was tracked and found in Marshall’s possession. Marshall then confessed to being the robber. He was subsequently charged.

His court date is being arranged.

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