Suspects arrested after armed robbery of Superbet outlet at Zeelugt


Police have arrested two suspects in connection with the armed robbery of Natasha’s Superbet located at Zeelugt New Scheme, East Bank Essequibo, which occurred at about 19:35 hrs on Tuesday.

The armed suspects robbed the Superbet establishment of $109,000 in cash, property of Natasha Roberts, a 34-year-old businesswoman.

Police Headquarters reported that the bandits also robbed a 20-year-old cashier of his gold chain valued at $100,000, one iPhone 8 valued at $80,000 and one black Sports haversack valued at $5,000 (total value $185,000).

The suspects also robbed a 34-year-old barber of one Samsung Galaxy cellphone valued at $60,000 and $10,000 in cash, a total value of $70,000.

A 42-year-old carpenter who was also at the Superbet outlet, was robbed of one Samsung Galaxy cellphone valued at $42,000 and one Superbet ticket valued at $3,000, total value of $45,000.

The other victim is a 34-year-old taxi driver who was relieved of his iPhone 8, valued at $50,000.

Enquiries disclosed that on the date and time mentioned, the two suspects, both of whom wore ‘face masks’, and one armed with a handgun, went into the Superbet outlet and started to demand personal articles from the victims.

The two men then made good their escape in a navy blue Toyota Fielder wagon.

In the course of the investigations, the two suspects were arrested, and two of the stolen phones recovered so far.

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