Police were yesterday able to apprehend a suspect in an armed robbery which was committed on a Chinese Restaurant.
According to a police release, at about 2:30 p.m., two men entered the Young Ming Chinese Restaurant on D’Urban Street and after eating held up the female proprietor and took away $120,000 from a drawer before they escaped. The men were both armed with handguns, the police said.
After the police were informed, they acted on information received and ranks of a mobile patrol arrested a man in an alleyway in D’Urban Street. After he was searched, a toy gun was found in his possession.
The suspect has since been identified as one of the perpetrators of the robbery and is in police custody. He is expected to be charged shortly, the police said.