Another Chinese business in Corozal was hit by robbers over the weekend. Fifty nine year old Kunfu Mark, Chinese naturalized Belizean of Corozal Town, told authorities that on Friday October 17th at about 12:20pm, he and his wife, Xiao Qing Mark, were at their place of business namely East Store located on 4th Avenue when three male persons of East Indian decent entered their place of business.
One of the men, who had in his possession what appeared to be a small hand gun, then closed the shutters of the main door and ran up to Kunfu and hit him over the left side of his face. The culprit then placed the gun to Kunfu’s head and demanded that he hand over the money. Fearing for his life and that of his wife the victim showed the robber where the money was and handed over to him some $500.00 in cash.
While Kunfu handed over the money, the other two male individuals grabbed his wife and dragged her to the kitchen area. All three assailants then made good their escape through the rear door. Despite that the victims refused to proceed with any legal action, Corozal Police have since detained a few suspects pending investigation.
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