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.