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30 April 2014



A 37 year old Chinese Businessman and Owner of Ying Li Shop located on Tibruce Street in Belize City, reported that on 29th April 2014 at 10:00am, he was at his business place discharging items from his vehicle when two dark complexion male persons entered his shop. One of the men, armed with a firearm, ordered him to get on the ground while the other male person, who was armed with a knife, then entered the shop where he took a variety of items and $700.00Bcy in cash. Police investigation into this robbery continues.


On 29th April 2014 at 8:00pm, American citizen Bradley Evans JOSKER reported his friend missing. He stated that, at around 12:00pm, he and his friend, Wrangler Shane LEESMAN, 29 year old American citizen, went kayaking and upon reaching near the reef  noticed the sea getting rough whereby they decided to return. Upon doing so, a wave hit them causing their kayak to overturn. Bradley Evans JOSKER stated that they tried for about 10 minutes to get back on the kayak, but were unsuccessful. Another wave then hit them causing them to drift apart and that was the last time he saw his friend. Bradley Evans JOSKER tried to swim towards shore, but was unable to because the current kept pulling him over the reef. Bradley was later rescued by the Belize Coast Guard; who also searched the area for Wrangler LEESMAN. However, it was unsuccessful. Shane LEESMAN is of Caucasian decent, 5 feet 8 inches in height, weighs about 170lbs, and has a sleeve tattoo on his arm. He was last seen wearing only a white swim shorts. Police investigation into the matter continues.

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