Three men, ages 22, 23 and 31 have been arrested for robbing a Brazilian national at Puruni Trail sometime around 16:00hrs yesterday.

According to police, the victim had just left Puruni Landing on his all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and was driving along the Puruni Trail when he was ambushed by the three suspects, one of whom was armed with a handgun.

The men demanded that he hand over his valuables. The victim complied and handed over four gold rings, two gold bracelets, six gold chains , five cellular phones and $70,000.

The suspects then made good their escape on foot heading back towards Puruni Landing.

Acting on information, police today stopped a passenger car along the Puruni Trail with two of the suspects as occupants. The two provided information that led to the detaining of the third suspect who was arrested on Puruni Landing.

The above stated items along with wigs were found divided amongst the suspects. According to the policy, the men have all confessed to the robbery and are being grilled in relation to other robberies.


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