3 bandits held shortly after committing robbery in Palmiste

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3 bandits held shortly after committing robbery in Palmiste

Quick action by police led to arrest of three suspects shortly after a robbery at a mini-mart in Palmiste on Sunday night.

Around 6.20 pm, officers responded to a report of a robbery which occurred at Palmiste Best Price mini-mart located at Thompson Road Longdenville, where the three suspects armed with firearms were seen leaving in a Mazda vehicle.

The officers received information that the vehicle with the suspects was spotted proceeding along Carlsen Field Main Road close to Tan Teak.

Police managed to stop the vehicle near the Chase Village Flyover and the three suspects were detained.

A quantity of cash and cigarettes taken from the victims were recovered.

Investigations are continuing.