Suva teenagers questioned over alleged morning robbery
6 May, 2018, 9:00 pm
THREE 17-year-olds are being questioned by Police for allegedly assaulting a couple and robbing them in Suva yesterday morning.
Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the incident occurred in Raiwai, Suva when the victim was returning from the shop.
“The victim’s wife who was sitting in a taxi with their daughter came out to assist her husband when she was allegedly assaulted before they robbed her of her phone,” Ms Naisoro said.
“It is alleged that they then grabbed a bag from their daughter who was seated inside the car before fleeing the scene.”
Ms Naisoro said the Southern Division taskforce, K-9, and officers from the Raiwaqa Police Station tracked down the three youths and recovered the stolen items.