A Lombard Street man was yesterday sentenced to three months in jail for robbery with violence.
Quincy Andrews, of Lombard Street, was accused of robbery with violence against Mariana Prince.
On July 2nd at Princes Street, Georgetown, Andrews stole Prince’s cell phone valued $17,000.
According to Police Prosecutor Payne, the woman was walking on Princes Street when Andrews pulled her bag from behind causing the strap to burst.
Prince then refused to hand over her bag and a scuffle ensued. Andrews then made good his escape and was later apprehended by a police cycle patrol which took him to the Brickdam Police Station.
Andrews pleaded guilty to the charges read to him by Magistrate Fabayo Azore who sentenced him to three months in jail.