Snatcher apprehended in Las Piñas City

Recently in Las Piñas City, a man who snatched a mobile phone got apprehended the local police officers who were on duty doing visibility operations, according to a Manila Bulletin new report. The arrest happened along Alabang-Zapote road.

To put things in perspective, posted below is an excerpt from the Manila Bulletin news report. Some parts in boldface…

A man who snatched the cellular phone of a receptionist was arrested by policemen who were conducting visibility operations in Las Piñas City on Friday, April 14.

Col. Jaime Santos, city police chief, identified the suspect as Arwen Cuadra, 23.

Santos said the victim was about to board a public utility vehicle (PUV) when the suspect, along with two cohorts, suddenly appeared and snatched her iPhone 13 Promax model worth P70,000.

The victim shouted for help, which caught the attention of policemen from the Pilar substation who were patrolling the area as part of visibility operations, leading to a chase.

Cuadra was arrested at around 3:40 p.m. along Alabang-Zapote Road in Barangay Almanza, Las Piñas City, while his two cohorts eluded the arrest.

Police recovered an 11-inch long ice pick from the suspect.

Let me end this piece by asking you readers: If you are a Las Piñas City resident, what is your reaction to this new development? Are you concerned that the two cohorts of the suspect could cause trouble as long as they remain free?

You may answer in the comments below. If you prefer to answer privately, you may do so by sending me a direct message online.


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