Robber nabbed PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 02 September 2012 14:29

A robber was arrested after he and two companions tried to rob a pawnshop in Guiwan at dawn last Friday.

Arrested was Achie Basan y Pontanilla, 19, of Bethy 1, Sta. Catalina.

A police report disclosed that Basan and his cohorts, a certain Gordo and one unidentified young man broke the glass door of M Lhuillier Pawnshop but aborted their plan after the emergency alarm bell sounded off.

It was learned that Sheng Hassan y Jamad, an employee of the Uncle Bob Lodging house located at the second level of the building where the pawnshop is located heard the emergency alarm around 2:30 a.m.

Hassan went down to verify and saw the door of the pawnshop already broken.

At this point, Hassan spotted three young men fleeing, prompting  her to chase them.

Hassan was able to seize one of the three suspects who was later identified as Basan.

Hassan turned over Basan to Alao Tanding y Tempong, 33, branch manager of the pawnshop who also called the police to bring him to the Tetuan Police Station.

Basan was detained at the Tetuan Police Station for further investigation pending the filing of charges against him. – Dan Toribio Jr.