Robber who shot mini-bus passenger held

Man held by cops At about 1300h. today, the police say that Sharon Baldeo of Diamond Housing Scheme, EBD, was in a mini-bus that stopped at Eccles, EBD, to allow a male passenger to exit.

As the man passed Baldeo in the vehicle he grabbed her handbag. A struggle ensued during which the man pulled out a firearm and shot Baldeo to her left leg and escaped with the bag that contained a cell phone and $200,000..

The police responded and subsequently arrested the suspect in Agricola. He has been positively identified and is in police custody. Charges will be made shortly.


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