ST JOHN’S, Antigua – A masked robber has struck again — this time on Old Parham Road, relieving a woman of an undisclosed sum of money, her passport and cellular phone.
According to a statement from law enforcement’s Office of Strategic Communications (Stratcom) the victim operates a laundromat there.
She was apparently on her way home “when a man described to be fair in complexion, approximately 5’8” in height, wearing a brown pair of three-quarter pants and brown T-shirt, with a mask concealing his face, attacked her with a cutlass and robbed her …”
It is reported that the man later fled the scene on foot. The incident took place around 8:30 pm on Monday.
The police are appealing to anyone who might have witnessed this crime to contact the Criminal Investigation Department at 462-3913/4, or call Crime Stoppers at 800-Tips (8477).
Meantime, police on Monday arrested and charged a 15-year-old student of Jennings Secondary School for wounding a third form student at the school.
It is alleged that both students were involved in an exchange of words, which led to one striking the other on her head with a hammer.
She was taken to Mount St John’s Medical Centre, where doctors said the wound was not life-threatening.
The incident took place on the school compound around 8:15 am on Monday.