Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Armed Robbery

September 29, 2016 | 8 Comments

The police confirmed that they arrested a 40-year-old man who is “currently assisting police” with investigations into three armed robberies, adding that it is “anticipated that the suspect will be appearing in Magistrates Court on Monday.”

A police spokesperson said, “Police can confirm that on Thursday 29th September, officers arrested a forty year old Pembroke resident on suspicion of armed robbery. He is currently assisting police with the following three investigations:

  • Armed robbery at Pasta Basta which took place around 9:45pm on Sunday 13th March 2016 where a black male entered the restaurant, brandishing what appeared to be a firearm and demanded money from staff. The suspect, described as being about 6 ft. tall, wearing a red mask, black pants and brown top; stole an unknown quantity of cash and left the scene on a white motorcycle in a northerly direction on Washington St North.
  • Armed robbery at Wok Express, North St., and Pembroke around 10:13pm on Sunday 25th September, 2016 where a male wearing a scarf, covering part of his face, brandished what appeared to be a firearm and stole an unknown quantity of cash. He made good his escape, east along Parsons Rd on a motorcycle cycle.
  • Armed robbery at Pasta Basta, Elliott Street, City of Hamilton around 9.47pm on Tuesday 27th September 2016 where a black male entered the restaurant, brandishing what appeared to be a firearm and demanded money from staff. The suspect stole an unknown quantity of cash and left the scene on a motorcycle.

“A file is being prepared for DPP charge approval and it is anticipated that the suspect will be appearing in Magistrates Court on Monday 3rd October, 2016.

“Police are still appealing for anyone who may have additional information or may have witnessed the crimes to contact ADCI Dave Greenidge on 247-1185 or the confidential Crime Stoppers hotline on 800-8477.”

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  1. Family Man says:

    And lets hope that any sentences run consecutively. No more freebies.

  2. JohnBoy says:

    Pitch the key away

  3. Thinker says:

    I hope it is the culprit and he is slammed with muliple charges!!!! Sick of these self righteous, inconsiderate schmucks!!!!

  4. wahoo says:

    Nice work BPS!

  5. Onionjuice says:

    Lock him up for a min. of ten years… yes ten years.. lessons have to be taught today, for the others out there… back to old
    CRIME DOES NOT PAY

  6. Marge says:

    Guess what… the hate show will have callers that will say “well he could not get a job” and then blame the OBA for this dispical behavior from this looser..

  7. Reality says:

    Make an example out of him! This is an insult to those of us who work hard for our money!

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