daylight robbery of a shoe store in West Bay Wednesday.
Detectives said one person, a 23-year-old male, was in custody in
connection with the robbery.
The Shoes Best Repair and Variety store at the corner of Fountain
Road and King Road was held up just before noon Wednesday.
Police said the suspect threatened
the store manager and made off with a small amount of cash. Investigators said the man was armed with what appeared to be a handgun.
No one was injured in the incident. The suspect was arrested a short distance away from the robbery scene on Foremast Close.
In an unrelated incident, police said the Valu-Med Pharmacy in central George Town was broken into sometime overnight. Police were informed of the break-in just before 5am Wednesday.
No word on what, if anything, had been taken in the break-in. The store had re-opened by Wednesday afternoon.
There were no arrests reported in connection with the pharmacy burglary.