The National Capital Region Police Office Chief PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS commended the immediate response of Quezon City Police District Fairview Police Station (PS-5) which led to the arrest of one suspect for robbery in Quezon City.
Initial investigation disclosed that at about 8:10 PM of September 28, 2020, the suspect posed himself as a buyer in Don Benitos Store at Meadows Building along Commonwealth Avenue, Brgy Greater Fairview, Quezon City.
Suddenly, he grabbed the store keeper and poked a bladed weapon unto her neck while declaring hold-up. The victim hence gave in to his demands while the suspect forcibly took several items from the store such as:
1) The daily earning of Don Benitos Store amounting to PHP 3, 575.00 cash;
2) One (1) Cloudphone Cellular phone; and
3) One (1) Samsung Keypad Cellular phone
After the robbery, the suspect immediately ran and boarded a passenger utility bus to escape. The victim hence sought help from a police officer who chased the suspect on board his motorcycle.
After a short chase, the police officer was able to flag down the bus in a Shell gas station. Consequently, the suspect was identified and arrested with the help of another patrol officer in the area.
The suspect was identified as ALDRIN PEMANUEL y RUBICA, 34 years old (DOB: October 29, 1985), male, married, Fish Vendor, High School Graduate, native of Ilocos Sur and presently residing at 453 General Del Pilar Street, Brgy. Bagong Silangan, Quezon City. Recovered from his possession was one (1) improvised knife which was believed to be the same item used in the robbery and was later brought to PS 5 for proper disposition.
The suspect is now under the custody of Quezon City Police Station 5 pending the filing of charges for the crime of Robbery.
“I commend the immediate response of our police officers in this incident which resulted in the arrest of the suspect. This successful police intervention once again showed the effective tactical deployment plan being implemented by NCRPO targeting crime prone areas based on recent statistical data,” PMGEN SINAS