Rash of robberies in the past weeks

  11 Jul 2017

By: L.N. Reklai

July 10, 2017 (Koror, Palau) In the last week and half, Koror has seen a sudden spike in number of robberies occurring in neighborhoods.  Homes, businesses and vehicles are being broken into and items stolen. [restrict]

In one of the homes broken into last week, a suspect was seen on security camera and identified to be a person has recently deported to Palau from United States. As of Saturday, the hunt for individual was still on going.

Additionally, this weekend more vehicles were broken into and valuables were stolen.

No official updates could be provided yesterday on the status of above mentioned robberies due to national holiday.

People are urged to be aware, not to leave valuables in vehicles and to lock and secure vehicles and homes until culprits could be apprehended. [/restrict]