Plaisance woman robbed by motorcycle bandits


Police are on the hunt for four motorcycle bandits who allegedly held a 25-year-old woman of Plaisance, East Coast Demerara at gunpoint and robbed her on Thursday.

The woman was robbed of her Samsung cellphone valued $50,000 and her handbag containing $2,000 along with her personal documents. At the time of the robbery she was on her way to work, walking along Victoria Road in Plaisance.

According to a police report, at about 07:20 hrs the bandits reportedly rode pass the woman. The men were wearing black face masks and were unidentifiable.

The bandits subsequently turned around and confronted her. Police said one of the pillion riders came off and grabbed her handbag; the woman at first resisted but then the suspect pulled out a handgun from his pants and pointed it at her.

The armed bandit then took away the woman’s phone, while the three others stood guard.


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