POLICE in Honiara are searching for a suspect in an alleged armed robbery incident during which a businessman was wounded in the Point Cruz area in Central Honiara early this morning 28 February 2018.
It is alleged, the victim was attacked with a bush knife at about 7.30 am this morning at his business premises.
It was further alleged the victim sustained severe injuries on both of his hands and mouth as a result of the knife attack. He was rushed to the National Referral Hospital by his employees and is currently undergoing medical treatment.
Honiara City Provincial Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Alfred Uiga says, “The man allegedly involved in the incident escaped after the incident but my officers who are investigating the incident have some good leads to follow up on. I must thank witnesses to the alleged incident for giving police the information.”
“I want to appeal to members of the public who were at the vicinity of the alleged armed robbery to come forward with any other information that will assist the police with its investigation,” says PPC Uiga.
The Honiara Central Police Station can be contacted on phones 22999 or 23304. Members of the public with information can also call Police National Communication Centre on 23666 or toll free 999.