Woman tied up, beaten and robbed by bandits


Police are on the hunt for two bandits who broke into the Phase Two, Good Hope, East Coast Demerara house of a 54-year-old woman in the wee hours of Tuesday.

Police Headquarters revealed that the victim, who lives alone, was awakened at around 04:20hrs by a noise; as she made checks, she was confronted by the suspects who placed a cutlass to her neck.

The bandits tied her up and relieved her of a quantity of jewellery among other valuables. According to the police report, the woman was beaten with the cutlass by the bandits causing her to receive injuries.

The victim managed to untie herself after the bandits escaped and raised an alarm. She was accompanied to the Vigilance Police Station and then to the Georgetown Public Hospital to seek medical attention.

No one was arrested and investigations are ongoing.

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