Schoolgirl robbed of lunch money

December 15, 2017

A high school student was robbed of her lunch money on her way to school on Wednesday.

The student was walking along Hoose Avenue in Monticello, Spanish Town, St Catherine about 6 a.m. when the incident occurred.

She was reportedly attacked by a man on a bicycle who took her money and then rode away.

"This is a very shocking act," a resident said.

Superintendent Beau Rigabie, head of the St Catherine North Police Division, said the police will stepping up its patrols during the festive season.

"While we ask that residents be vigilant, it is our duty to strengthen our operational endeavour to secure those we have serve to protect," he said.

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