Belmont. Robbery

Belmont police foil $45,000 robbery of 74-year-old pensioner

Belmont police have foiled a robbery in which over $45,000 in cash and jewellery was taken from a 74-year-old pensioner in a raid on his house.

Two men have been arrested and charged with robbery and assault.

The following is a statement from the Police Service:

"The speedy response of officers of the Belmont Police Station today, led to the foiling of a robbery of a 74-year-old pensioner and the arrest of two suspects.