MEXICO – Two motorcycle-riding men barged into an internet café in Barangay Lagundi here on Wednesday and robbed its owners and customers using a toy gun and a bladed weapon.
A report from the Pampanga Provincial Police Office said Jenmarkriz Cyber Café located along the Jose Abad Santos Avenue (former GSO Road) was robbed around 3:00 a.m. by two men on board a Kawasaki motorcycle without license plate.
Police identified one of the suspects as Terrence Jake Lopez, 25, resident of Sta. Lucia village in nearby City of San Fernando.
The victims took hold of Lopez when the suspects’ motorcycle malfunctioned and upon learning that the handgun Lopez was carrying was a mere toy copy of a Walther pistol.
Taken from the victims were cellular phones, cash, and jewelry. The suspects also destroyed three computer sets and a router, police said.
Lopez companion managed to escape the café. The identity of the other suspect is still unidentified, police said.
Police added that Lopez was charged with robbery with force and intimidation against persons, malicious mischief and violation of the elections gun ban.
Lopez has a pending case for unjust vexation, direct assault upon an agent of a person in authority and threat before the municipal trial court in the City of San Fernando, police said. (JAM)