Police have made an arrest in connection with the armed robbery of Sea Town ‘Chinese restaurant’ on Brazil Street, Castries by two bandits on Sunday night, May 5, according to law enforcement sources.
One of the bandits was arrested on Tuesday, May 7 by Gros Islet police officers, sources have told St. Lucia News Online.
The suspect is from Corinth, Gros Islet and is believed to be the bandit who was armed with a firearm and only placed a towel over his face shortly after entering the restaurant, sources say.
The second bandit was armed with a knife and wore a greenish hoodie.
According to sources, the suspect hasn’t been charged but he remains in police custody.
Videos of the robbery, which was captured by security cameras, have gone viral.
The bandits got cash and beverage but did not harm the Filipino chef and the cashier.
A male customer who was in the restaurant dashed out seconds after he saw the bandits, leaving a child he had brought with him.