29TH April, 2018
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (KYSS FM) – The teen arrested for the armed robbery of Mem’s Pizzeria in Nevis has been charged by police.
According to an official police statement, the juvenile was charged for the offence of Armed Robbery, in the presence of his father, over the weekend on Saturday.
At about 9:18 p.m. on April 25, Police responded to a call of an armed robbery at Mem’s Pizzeria in Prospect Gardens.
When Officers arrived at the scene, they found staff and customers who reported that they had been robbed of money and personal items at gun point by two masked men.
After investigating further, police discovered that the men fled in the direction of Brown Hill and began a chase which ended soon after.
One of the bandits, the juvenile, was discovered with items believed to be those stolen from Mem’s customers.
A second suspect, who is still in police custody, was later held in relation to the incident.
Last week following the robbery, it was revealed that the brother of the juvenile now charged for the Armed Robbery of Mem’s is currently in prison for robbing the same establishment in September 2017.