Linden contractor, businesswoman robbed at gunpoint
A 54-year-old contractor and a 55-year-old businesswoman, both of Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) were robbed of their jewellery and cash at gunpoint on Sunday.
Police Headquarters in a statement revealed that the contractor was robbed of two gold rings valued at $225,000, one gold cricket band valued at $250,000 and his wallet containing $15,000 in local currency and a number of documents.
The businesswoman was robbed of her gold earrings valued at $35,000.
The police report stated that the incident occurred at the businesswoman’s Central Ameila’s Ward Linden house while the contractor and others were consuming alcohol.
According to the report, the lone gunman entered at about 23:59hrs on Sunday and discharged two shots in the air and ordered the victims to lie on the ground.
Police said no one was injured during the robbery. Investigations are ongoing.