Police have arrested and charged Raheem Dasilva, an 18-year-old unemployed resident of Lodge Village, in connection with a robbery which occurred last week.

Police say Dasilva, armed with a gun, struck Phillip Alexander, a 56-year-old Businessman of Frenches, in the abdomen with the gun and robbed him of two thousand EC-dollars.

The Police say the offence was alleged to have taken place at Lodge Village last week Thursday April 19th at 9:45 p.m.

Raheem Dasilva was scheduled to appear at the Serious Offences Court yesterday to answer the charge.