Man charged in robbery of court official

October 09, 2015

Rasbert Turner

STAR Writer

Investigators in St Catherine have charged the man accused of robbing a female Crown Counsel at the Spanish Town Resident Magistrate's Court two weeks ago.

Charged with robbery is Christopher Burton, 22, from Spanish Town.

Burton was charged following a question and answer session at the Spanish Town Police Station.

It reported that about 9 a.m. the complainant was on her way to the courthouse when a man walked up and asked for money. The man who had on a mask was given $100. He then hurried from the compound.

A report was made to the police and following an investigation Burton was picked up after he was seen begging at the courthouse.

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