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Minor nabbed in robbery-slay of man with P100

Posted at | Updated as of 09/03/14 6:13 PM

MANILA – A 16-year-old male was arrested for the robbery and killing of a man in Sta. Cruz, Manila on Tuesday.

Police said the teenager was one of four suspects who robbed Benedicto Dela Cruz at the corner of Fugoso and Natividad streets past 4 a.m. yesterday.

Dela Cruz, a family driver, was stabbed on his side. CCTV footage showed Dela Cruz resisting the robbers before being stabbed dead by one of the suspects.

The victim was on his way to work when the stabbing occurred.
Dela Cruz lost his wallet, which contained P100, to the robbers. His bag which contained a packed meal and toothbrush was also seized.

Police said another minor was among the four suspects. The group was allegedly involved in several snatching and robbery incidents in the area. – report from Francis Faulve, ABS-CBN News