Doctor robbed at gunpoint after leaving city bank


A 61-year-old medical doctor of South Ruimveldt Gardens, Georgetown was on Monday robbed of cash and items totalling $770,000.

The incident occurred at about 13:00hrs.

News Room understands that the woman, Dr. Holly Alexander, visited the Republic Bank branch located at Camp & Robb Streets where she withdrew an undisclosed sum of money and proceeded to Starr Computers on Brickdam where she made a purchase and left.

It was reported that at the junction of Norton and Bishop Streets, two males on a motorcycle stopped in front of her car, blocked her from continuing her journey.

The pillion rider dismounted the motorcycle, pointed a gun to the victim’s head and took away her handbag valued $15,000.

The handbag contained a Samsung Galaxy S6 valued at $200,000, one black purse valued at $2000, and $560,000 cash along with her National ID Card, Driver’s License, Passport and two bank cards.

The perpetrators managed to escape in the Southern direction along Norton Street.

Investigations are ongoing.

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