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    Hammer-wielding robbery suspect arrested

    James Kon

    A 27-year-old local man suspected to be behind a daring armed robbery in broad daylight at a convenience store in Jalan Pasir Berakas, Kampong Lambak on Monday, was arrested on the same day, the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) said on Tuesday.

    The suspect. PHOTO: RBPF

    According to a police statement, the robbery occurred Monday afternoon, where the sales assistant of the convenience store, a foreign national, was threatened with a hammer by the suspect, who instructed the sales assistant to empty a cash register.

    The suspect later fled with the loot in car that he parked outside the store.

    The Brunei-Muara Police later on the same day apprehended the suspect, following an intensive investigation involving detectives and investigation officers. Several evidences were also found during the arrest.

    More details on Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin

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