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Two Christ Church men accused of striking a gas station employee in the head with a hammer and robbing him of over $99 548, were remanded to Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds yesterday on a string of charges ranging from aggravated robbery to theft, money laundering and assault.

Jehron Maurice Connolly, a 27-year-old landscaper, of Enterprise Gardens, and 22-year-old Jamar Rasheed Clarke, a painter, of Goodland Gardens, were charged in connection with last week Monday’s daylight robbery on the premises of the Scotiabank branch at Coconut Walk, Rockley, which has left the victim in a serious condition at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH).

The two are accused of robbing the gas station employee of a briefcase containing the cash and causing him serious bodily harm with intent to disarm, disfigure or disable him.

Connolly and Clarke are facing 44 charges, which involve offences allegedly committed in several districts across the island, particularly between Hastings and Worthing in Christ Church.

Meanwhile, Stephanie Andrea Benn, a 23-year-old restaurant sales assistant, of Christ Church, was also remanded, accused of being an accomplice in at least seven of the alleged crimes, involving two counts of robbery and four charges of theft from a vehicle.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.


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