Man who robbed woman of handbag arrested
One man who robbed a woman of her handbag at gunpoint at the intersection of Waltham Park Road and Pretoria Road in Kingston 13 yesterday is now in custody.
Reports are that about 3:35 p.m., a female was walking along the roadway when a man who was riding a bicycle brandished a firearm and demanded her handbag.
She threw the handbag to him.
A team of lawmen who were on patrol in the area quickly responded and accosted the man.
He was searched and found with a Smith and Wesson Springfield 9mm pistol, with a magazine containing ten 9mm rounds of ammunition.
The man's identity is being withheld pending further investigations.