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Friday, 01 November 2013 00:00

Alfredo CowoPolice have arrested and charged, 22 year-old Alfredo Cowo, a resident of San Pedro for the crimes of robbery and keeping a firearm and ammunition without a license. Cowo appeared in Magistrate’s court where he pleaded not guilty but due to the nature of the offences he could not be granted bail and was remanded to prison until December 5th.

According to police, on Wednesday, Nelson Rhaburn was walking home with a friend when a man, armed with firearm approached him and placed the weapon into his mouth. The culprit then robbed Rhaburn of his Camel bag and a brown wallet with $250 in cash, to a total value of $630. When the thief tried to escape, Rhaburn tackled him and they ended up in a struggle. Quick response from San Pedro Police, who were alerted about the crime in progress, detained the assailant, identified as Cowo. They also retrieved the firearm from his hand, along with the stolen items. The officers found a .32 pistol, which had 3 live rounds in it.