noimageA money exchanger from the Villager of San Joaquin in the Corozal District is tonight recuperating from a frightful ordeal after he was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash and beaten by ruthless criminals. The victim, who wished to remain anonymous, told CTV 3 News that about 7:00 this morning he was on his way to work at the Santa Elena Border and while walking to catch passage he was approached by a clear blue station wagon with 3 passengers.

According to the pesero, a dark complexion male, wearing a black stockings over his face, exited the vehicle and held him at gun point while taking away a pouch containing Belize and Mexican currency.

Not satisfied the man reportedly began beating the victim on the face with the gun causing an open wound to his lower right Jaw. The victim says a t that point he fell on the ground and the criminals made good their escape. The individual is yet to file a police report.

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