Crime — 13 June 2014 — by Albert J. Ciego

Less than three days after three robbers held up and robbed the Money Gram Store on Otro Benque Road, in Orange Walk on Monday evening and got away over $6,000 cash, another store was held up, also by three thieves, and they got away with $1,000 cash.

This latest robbery occurred at about 2:30 yesterday, Wednesday, at the Sun Luck Store on Zericote Street in Orange Walk Town. A Chinese businesswoman, 23, the owner of the store, told police that the masked thieves entered her store and two of them held her up at knife point, while the third robber went to the cash register and stole all the money that was in it, amounting to $1,000.

Fearing that she would be killed, the woman told police, she did not resist. The three thieves then ran out of the store, got into a vehicle and drove away.

Police say that they are seeking several suspects.

Police believed that the three thieves who robbed Money Gram on Otro Benque Road on Monday are the same thieves who robbed Sun Luck Store yesterday.

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