A news story in Hoy alerts the public to watch for domiciliary vegetable vendors who may be thieves in disguise. It tells the recent story of home robberies in Santo Domingo East, La Caleta, Andres and Boca Chica. The housewives that had purchased attractively-priced bunch of plantains found themselves being assaulted at gunpoint when the helpful vendors entered their homes to help them with the just bought bunch of plantains and told them it was a robbery.
The robberies even touched upon the homes of two military, where the thieves aka plantain vendors stole cash, mobile phones, laptops, jewelry and other objects.
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28 December 2017