Vendor charged with robbery

August 11, 2020

Detectives attached to the St Andrew Central Division have charged a man with robbery with aggravation following an incident that occurred at the intersection of Hagley Park Road and Eastwood Park Road on Thursday, July 30.

Charged is 33-year-old Steven Gardener, a vendor of Bread Lane, Kingston 14.

Reports are that about 7:30 p.m., Gardener, who was allegedly armed with a knife, held up and robbed the complainant of her properties, including a handbag, a cellular phone, bank cards, and other personal items.

On Saturday, August 1, Gardener was apprehended during an operation in the St Andrew South Division; the properties were retrieved.

He was later pointed out at an identification parade by the complainant and was subsequently charged. His court date is being finalised.

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