BUKIT MERTAJAM: A 22-year-old man who had been going around robbing 11 convenience stores in central Seberang Prai with a toy gun since April, found out that there was no escaping the long arm of the law.
State CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Razarudin Husain @ Abdul Rasid said the unemployed suspect was believed to have carried out the crimes on his own.
The suspect was picked up from his house in Kampung Alma near here at about 9.30am yesterday.
â€œHe usually grabs cigarettes and would sell them to sundry shop owners around Alma.
â€œWe also seized two motorcycles, a helmet, some clothing and a toy gun during the arrest,â€ he said.
SAC Razarudin said the suspect has records of criminal and drug-related offences. He added that the man would be remanded five days pending investigations.