Two arrested for robbing vendors


Two vendors at the Bourda Market were robbed of $500,000.00 cash at around 23:00 hours on Monday.


According to the police public relations officer, 51-year-old Wayne Miller and 43-year-old Darmenna Wong, both of whom resides at Block ‘Y’, Section ‘C’, Grove, East Bank Demerara (EBD) was robbed in the vicinity of Orange Walk and Robb Street, Bourda.


Investigations have so far revealed that Wayne Miller and Darmenna Wong were in the vicinity of Orange Walk and Robb Street, Bourda, when two men, one of whom was armed with a handgun approached the victims and robbed them of the cash mentioned.


The victims raised an alarm and the suspects were apprehended by public-spirited citizens.


The police were summoned and one 9mm pistol and five live matching rounds were found on one of the suspects.


The suspects are in police custody as investigations continue.

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