Butterworth police foil suspected armed business robber

NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Butterworth police on Tuesday afternoon arrested a 33-year-old would-be business robber in possession of an unlicensed firearm and 15 rounds of ammunition in the Butterworth CBD.

According to the police, the man was arrested following intelligence-driven information that he was going to rob a local motor spares shop.

The suspect is expected to appear before the Butterworth Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.