Albouystown man held at gunpoint, relieved of chain worth $2M


Hudson Thompson, a 28-year-old resident of Albouystown, Georgetown was robbed of a gold and diamond chain valued at $2 million.

A statement from Police Headquarters noted that the robbery occurred at about 19:00 hrs on Tuesday at James Street, Albouystown, by two men, one of whom was armed with a handgun.

Investigations disclosed that the Thompson was on James Street, seated in front of a shop, and on his phone when he was approached by the two suspects who were on a black motorcycle.

The pillion rider dismounted, pulled out a handgun from the crotch of his pants, pointed it to the victim and demanded that he handed over his chain. The victim tried to resist, but the suspect discharged a round in his direction, snatched the chain and hit him across the forehead with the gun.

After that, the two perpetrators made good their escape on the motorcycle, east along James Street. No one was injured as a result of the gunshot.

Persons in the area were questioned, and one 9mm spent shell was recovered at the scene.

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  1. Doodmattie Khan says

    No safety for people.

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