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Provo man arrested on Robbery suspicion, Charged with Possession of Drugs

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, July 11th 2017: A 20 year old Providenciales man has been arrested on suspicion of Robbery in connection with a report that was made on Saturday.

Officers say they were alerted to a robbery at Good Taste Liquor Store around 8am Saturday. Upon arriving, officers were told by a witness that they noticed a man wearing a ski-mask entering the store and carrying a small gun. They said he then ran into the store room and hid. The culprit is said to have taken a small sum of money from the cash register and then exited the store and ran towards Five Cays. No one was injured during the incident.

This led the Police to launch an investigation. Officers say around 6pm that day, detectives identified the suspect who was seen in the Stammers Road area. He was arrested on suspicion of robbery. However, while executing a search on him a quantity of suspected cannabis was found in his possession.

He was later charged and cautioned for Possession of Controlled Drugs namely Cannabis. Investigation into the incident is said to be ongoing.

 

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