Screen_Shot_2014-04-07_at_8.41.00_PMAround four this afternoon Corozal Police was called to the scene of yet another robbery of a Chinese store. The incident played out at Jing Jing Store located in the Santa Rita Area of Corozal Town.


Reports are that three men entered the store, armed with what appeared to be a firearm, and demanded money from the proprietor. Fearing for her life, the owner of the store handed over an undisclosed amount of cash to the robbers. Reports are that customers were inside the store at the time of the robbery and one of them was pistol whipped.

By the time police arrived at the scene, the men had already made good their escape. Investigations continue. Of note is that this is the third robbery to occur in the area in less than a week. The targets have all been Chinese businesses.

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