Suspect due in court over alleged robbery after capture by Mayaro residents


    A 29-year-old man is due in court after Mayaro residents apprehended a suspect following an alleged robbery.

    The suspect faces two counts of robbery with aggravation and possession of ammunition following a report on Saturday 16th January.

    The victims say two men, one brandishing a firearm, relieved them of cash, jewellery and a Samsung cell phone at their Leisureville home before escaping on foot into some nearby bushes.

    However, neighbours who were alerted to the incident caught one suspect and police responding the report allegedly found him in possession of ammunition, $2,762, and a Samsung A10 cell phone.

    The suspect and cell phone were positively identified by one of the victims.