Bandits caught by citizens after robbery at Berbice Car Park

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Two men of Middle Road, La Penitence and Hadfield Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown were arrested shortly after they robbed a 32-year-old man at the Berbice Car Park and stabbed him in the face with an ice-pick.

Police said the robbers relieved the Enmore, East Coast Demerara (ECD) resident of his cellphone and were pursued and apprehended by public-spirited individuals.

They were promptly handed over to the police by personnel of a private security service who arrived on the scene.

However, the stolen item was not recovered.

The incident occurred about 22:45hrs on Sunday.

The victim received medical attention at the Georgetown Public Hospital and was sent away.

The suspects are also being questioned in relation to several recent robberies.

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