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Miner apprehends teen robber during failed robbery attempt

A gold miner who was robbed of two cellular phones and a sum of cash early Monday morning managed to subdue one of the four male suspects and promptly delivered him into the hands of the police.

The suspect, a 16-year-old student who resides in Kitty was found in possession of one of the victim’s phones.

An investigation has revealed that just after midnight, the 30 year old victim of L’Oratoire, Canal Number 1 Polder, West Bank Demerara was standing on the Kitty Public Road, in the vicinity of the Seawall awaiting a taxi when the suspects, one armed with a firearm pounced on and relieved him of his valuables.

As the suspects were fleeing the scene, the victim valiantly pursued them and apprehended the youth who because of an injured foot, was unable to keep up with the pace of his accomplices.

The juvenile is now in custody and is assisting with the investigation.

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