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Teenager charged with stealing “box hand”

Suzanne Trapp

A 17-year old girl was remanded to prison pending a probation report after she pleaded guilty to stealing GUY$140,000 in ‘box hand’ cash.

Suzanne Trapp of 6 Farm, East Bank Essequibo promised to return the money to Talicia Vincent. She was not represented by a lawyer.

City Magistrate, Faith Mc Gusty ordered that the teenager return to court on June 16 when the probation report is expected to be completed.

Trapp is accused of stealing the money on May 18 at Freeman Street, East La Penitence, Georgetown.

Details of which alleged on May 18 at Freeman Street, East Lapenitence, Georgetown, she stole $140,000 cash, property of Talicia Vincent.  

The prosecution’s facts are that Vincent, who works at Shondel’s Professional Touch Hair Salon, knows Trapp because she goes there to have her hair and nails done.

Police said the teenager went to the salon and saw Trapp place the money in her bag and placed it in a drawer. Vincent then went to obtain a glass of water for Trapp who drank it and left.

Vincent said that she later checked for the money but realised that it was missing. A report was made to the police and the teen was arrested and charged.