Woman robbed of cash other items; bandits escape police


The Police are investigating a robbery under arms committed at Middle Road, La Penitence, Georgetown, in the wee hours of Monday morning.

A 25-year-old woman, Komattie Kissoon was robbed by four males, one armed with a handgun, at about 0200hrs this morning (Monday, January 30, 2017). The men managed to escape with $4,500.00 cash GC, one cell phone and a handbag containing documents.

Police enquiries disclosed that the victim was in the lower flat of the house, resting on a chair when she was confronted by the men who held her at gunpoint and demanded cash and valuables. She handed over the items aforementioned, after which they fled and she made an alarm.

The police, having been notified of the robbery whilst it was being committed responded promptly. On arrival, the suspects were seen fleeing the scene. They were perused but managed to jump a northern fence and escaped.

The area was searched and the ranks found a .32 revolver, a black toque and a yellow glove.

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