Man charged for robbery in Manchester

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said its officers have charged a man with robbery with aggravation, as well as illegal possession of firearm and ammunition, following the robbery of more than $1 million at a mini-mart on Monday, May, 4.

The accused is 29-year-old Piankhy Warsop, an unemployed resident of Sommerset Road in Mandeville, Manchester.

The JCF said: “Reports from the Mandeville Police are that, about 10:10PM, Warsop and two men aboard a motor vehicle drove up to a mini-mart at a service station in Christiana in the parish, and robbed the workers of cash amounting to $1,130,000. He was later arrested and charged.”

His court date is being finalised.

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