Police arrest suspects after car robbery

A joint operation from Central and Naha Police in Honiara have arrested two suspects in relation to the alleged break in and stealing of a substantial amount of money and property from a vehicle parked at a shop in the Kukum area of East Honiara on 11 September 2017

The manager of the shop parked his car behind the shop with SBD$10,000.00 and US$5000.00 and bag with two pairs of shoes inside. After closing his shop in the evening, he went to his vehicle but discovered that his vehicle has been broken into and all the money and the shoes gone.

The shop manager reported the matter to the Naha Police Station, who together with officers from the Central Police Station in Honiara arrested two male suspects last night. Some of the cash and the pairs of shoes were also recovered. Both suspects are now assisting the police with their investigations.

“Police want to remind members of the public not to leave substantial amounts of cash and other valuables in their vehicles unattended. We appeal to the public in Honiara to report any one who is attempting to exchange US dollars to Solomon Islands dollars at the shops and anyone who is doing a whole lot of shopping with cash,” says Detective Sergeant, Betty Tagini at the Naha Police Station.

You can call Police on 23666 or 999 if you have any information.