Gunmen invade Canje Chinese supermarket


Police have arrested one suspect in connection with the brazen robbery of a Chinese supermarket at Cumberland, East Canje Berbice on Wednesday night.

The News Room understands that two masked men, armed with guns, attacked the Good Life supermarket at approximately 19:30 hrs; they demanded cash from the Chinese proprietors.

Customers who were in the supermarket at the time were also relieved of their cash.

Regional Commander Boodnarine Persaud confirmed that $100,000 in cash was stolen from the supermarket and $21,000 in cash was stolen from a customer.

No one was hurt during the robbery. The senior cop said that the police are in possession of CCTV footage and are continuing their investigations.

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