A 17-year old Lindener was today remanded to prison after being slapped with an armed robbery charge.
The teen entered a not guilty plea. Because of his age, his name and identity will not be revealed.
The Prosecution’s case is that on the 8th February in the Canvas City area in Wismar, Linden, the young man was armed with a handgun when he robbed Lynette Richmond of 5 gold Rings valued $830,500 and 2 Gold Chains, which carried a value of $210,000.
He was also charged with assaulting a Police Officer.
The matter has been transferred to the Magistrates’ Court in Linden for the next hearing set to take place on February 21.