Detectives assigned to the Manchester Division have laid charges against a man in the parish following an incident which occurred in Asia district, Manchester on Saturday, February 24.

Charged with Robbery with Aggravation, Possession of Prohibited Weapon and Using a Prohibited Weapon to Commit a Felony is 20-year-old Christian Salmon, a carpenter of Asia, Manchester.

Reports are that about 2:30 p.m., Salmon went inside a bar, pointed a handgun at a woman and ordered her to get down on her knees before smashing a poker machine and removing all the cash. He then demanded the woman to hand over her Alcatel tablet, valued at JM$47,000 and also took JM$5,000 in cash before escaping.

He was later arrested and subsequently charged.

His court date is being arranged.