Police have arrested and charged Atibon Campbell, 19 years old Labourer of Arnos Vale with the offences of Robbery and Attempted Robbery on 06.08.19.
According to reports, the accused who was armed with a gun robbed a male Medical Student of Arnos Vale/USA of one (1) black Back-Pack value $50.00USD containing one Asus Laptop value $450.00USD, one Samsung Galaxy Note A cellular phone value $800.00 and one (1) brown Wallet value $25.00 ECC in cash, total value $1,325.00USD and $120.00ECC in cash; his property and at the time of doing so and in order to do so put the said complainant in fear of being then and there subject to force by pointing a gun at him at Fountain Highway about 8:10 am on 6.8.19.
Campbell also with intent to commit the offence of robbery did an act which is more than merely preparatory to the commission of the offence, by pointing a gun at a Female Medical Student of Arnos Vale/Florida at Fountain at 8:10 am on 06.08.19
The accused appeared at the Kingstown Court on Thursday August 8, 2019. He was not called upon to plea because the charges are indictable. He was placed on fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00) bail with one Surety. He is currently remanded in custody Campbell is also to report to the Calliaqua Police Station every Monday and Friday between 8am and 8:00pm. The matter has been transferred to the Serious Offences Court. The next hearing slated for September 3rd, 2019.