Manus Robbery Suspect Detained

Police in Manus have arrested a suspect believed to be involved in a string of holdups at Lorengau town.

Provincial police commander, David Yapu, said his officers conducted a dawn raid during New Year and apprehended the suspect at Palo’s Hill at ward 5.

The suspect is of Manus and New Ireland heritage.

He was recently involved in a robbery at City Pharmacy.

The suspect is in custody and will be dealt with by Criminal Investigation Division members.

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