Story By: Jonathan Macias, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Central European News
This 18-year-old teenager dubbed ‘Crazy Doll’ has been arrested for being the leader of a criminal gang that robbed a restaurant threatening the staff with guns and shooting at police as they fled.
The robbery took place in the neighbourhood El Progreso in the Carabayllo district in the province of Lima in the central-eastern part of Peru.
According to local media, Miluska Yahaira Aquino Aguirre aka ‘Muneca Loca’ (Crazy doll), 18, led a criminal gang called ‘Los furiosos del Progreso’ (The furious people for progress) that allegedly robbed a fried chicken restaurant.
Reports said that the woman together with a gang of four men allegedly threatened the staff with guns to rob the safe-deposit box in the business.
The captain Jorge Castillo of the local police told local media: “This woman went into the restaurant with a gun and threatened the owner to rob the safe-deposit box where they kept the money they have made that day, approximately 3,000 PEN (682 GBP).”
Reports said that the police chased the alleged criminals after the robbery and they shot at the local authorities while trying to escape.
Local authorities also arrested Ricardo Antonio Machuca Ramirez aka ‘El Chato’, 25, and Ivan Roberto Tenazoa Ruiz aka ‘Bomba’, 36, together with the 18-year-old woman.
A third man named Erick Marcelo Cruz Montalvo, whose age was not reported, was also arrested after he allegedly stole a motorbike and tried to escape.
The arrested suspects are in police custody while it is unclear what happened to the fifth member of the gang.
The investigation is ongoing.
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