Juvenile among two suspects held in armed robbery

Erasmus Williams

Charlestown, Nevis, April 26, 2018 – Two suspects including a juvenile, have been arrested after an armed robbery at Mem’s Pizzaria, Prospect Gardens on Wednesday night.

The police said when officers arrived on the scene, they found the staff and customers of Mem’s Pizzaria outside the establishment.

“They reported that they were robbed of personal items by two individuals,” said the police statement.

It said police enquiries revealed that the masked gunmen ran in the direction of Brown Hill and the police officers set off in hot pursuit.

“They caught one juvenile with items believed to be those stolen from persons at the Pizzaria. He was taken into custody. A second suspect has since been taken into custody in relation to the incident,” said the police statement.

Police did not state whether a weapon has been taken into custody.

Investigations into the matter are ongoing.

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