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Monday, 19 November 2012 14:19

A construction worker was arrested after he held up a woman along Nuñez Street at noon yesterday.

Arrested was Ronald Etroni, a resident of Malagutay, this city. He was nabbed during a hot pursuit operation at Cariño Compound, Camino Nuevo few minutes after the incident.

A police report disclosed that a woman, whose identity has been withheld, was at Nuñez St. waiting to meet a female friend when Etroni appeared with a hunting knife and suddenly announced a holdup.

Etroni grabbed the woman’s bag then ran towards Camino Nuevo.

Timely, policemen conducting mobile patrol chased and arrested him.

Meanwhile, Abduwar Amja, a resident of Arena Blanco, was nabbed by policemen after he snatched the cell phone of a fourth-year high school student along Governor Lim Avenue few minutes after the holdup incident at Nuñez St.

The victim said she and her female companion were along the said place when Amja appeared and grabbed her cell phone then ran away but was collared by the police.

The two suspects were brought to the central police station for investigation pending the filing of charges against them in court. – Dan Toribio Jr.