Handguns displayed in attempted store robbery

Frederick Owens
April 17, 2018

The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money.

Campbelltown City Police Area Command officers have launched an investigation into the spate of robberies and have identified a man who they will be able to assist with their inquiries.

April 9, 2018: Late in the afternoon two men with guns walked into a business in a strip mall on Seventh Avenue in the Rosemont area.

A Handy Pantry store on USA 21 near Fort Mill was robbed around 11:30 p.m. Friday, Faris said.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5'6"-5'7" tall and 200 pounds.

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He said the woman claimed to have a bomb and demanded money.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro confirmed the officers from Rakiraki and Tavua pursued the vehicle to Naseyani where Water Authority of Fiji officials assisted police by blocking the driver's path. Later that morning police arrested a 37-year-old man. Property worth more than R30 000, that was stolen during the robbery, was also recovered. It wasn't until April 5, that the FTB bank got the information from City Bank in the United States of America that the Nigerian couple had scammed the money from City Bank's client.

According to Australia's Victoria Police website, the burglary took place just after midnight March 15.

If anyone has information about this incident contact Fort St. John RCMP at 250-787-8140 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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