Teen accused of robbery remanded

A TEENAGER was, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, remanded to prison by Magistrate Faith McGusty on a robbery under-arms charge.

Kevin Williams, 19, appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court and denied the charge, when it was read to him.

It is alleged that, on February 9, 2020, at South Road, Georgetown, while in the company of others, and armed with a knife, he robbed Levie Gomes of a phone valued at $ 55,500 and $2,000 cash.

According to information, on the day in question, Gomes was walking along South Road when Williams, along with others, approached him. Williams pulled out a knife and demanded that Gomes hand over everything.

Further information stated that, Williams relieved Gomes of his phone and his cash and made good his escape. Gomes raised an alarm and police on patrol gave chase behind Williams who was riding a bicycle.

Williams was apprehended, and taken to the station.
Magistrate McGusty remanded Williams to prison and adjourned the matter until March 14, 2020.


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