Chinese National robbed of cash and other valuables


Four armed bandits early Monday morning invaded a restaurant at Edinburgh, East Bank Berbice, and escaped with cash and other valuables.


The Detectives in ‘B’ Division are investigating the incident which occurred between 01:30h and 01:45 hours.


Investigations have so far revealed that the victim Lin Yu Qiang, 33 years, who operates a “Chinese Restaurant” at the bottom flat of the two storey building, was awaken by a noise in the restaurant and upon checking was confronted by four (4) masked men, one armed with a handgun and the other with a cutlass.


They then demanded cash and valuables.


The sum of $50,000, two laptop computers and a phone were handed over to the men who also ransacked the premises and escaped.


The occupant was injured to the back of his head with the gun, during a struggle.


The police responded promptly but no arrests have yet been made. The victim was taken to New Amsterdam Public Hospital where he was treated and sent away.


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