Holdup suspect arrested PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 11:55


A 32-year-old man was arrested few minutes after a woman was held up in Canelar last Sunday afternoon.

Police said the suspect, whose identity was withheld pending investigation, was arrested during a hot pursuit operation.

Initial investigation showed that Abigail Domantay y Caduhada, 18, of 160 Mayor Jaldon Street, Canelar reported to Police Station 11 that around 3:42 p.m. while she was at the vicinity of their residence beside their pension house, a man appeared and announced a holdup at gunpoint.

The holdupper grabbed Domantay’s two cell phones. The suspect hurriedly left the place after the incident.

Acting on the report, policemen of the Investigation Section conducted a follow-up operation that resulted in the arrest of the suspect at the premises of UZ building.

Policemen recovered the stolen cell phones and a replica of a .38 cal. revolver.

The    suspect was detained at the police station pending the filing of charges in court. – Dan Toribio Jr.