Taxi Drivers warned to be on alert for hijackers


The Guyana Police Force (GPF) is warning all taxi drivers particularly those operating Toyota Allion and Toyota Premio motor cars to be on the alert for potential hijackers.

The GPF said the hijackers  modus operandi has been to direct one or two female accomplices to hire cabs in Georgetown en route to destinations such as Lillendaal, Lower East Coast Demerara, East and South Ruimveldt, Georgetown and upon arrival at their requested locations, the drivers are attacked and robbed by two men armed with guns of their personal belongings as well as their motor cars.

The law enforcement body is also appealing to the general public to provide any information they may have regarding the identities of these individuals perpetrating these types of offences and also to immediately report to the nearest police station or call: 225-6411, 226-1389, 227-2128, 225-2227, 226-7065, 225-0575, 911, any unusual activities they may have observed.

It has promised to treat all information with strict confidentiality.

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