Police are investigating a robbery under arms committed on Zhou Chunmin, 25 years, of No. 2 Village in East Canje, Berbice, which occurred about 20:35hrs last night at China Town Store at the said address, by three masked men, one of whom was armed with a handgun and the others with a cutlass and a piece of wood.
The Guyana Police Force said Zhou Chunmin along with his 50-year-old aunt Lan Hong Zhou, and four customers were in the store when the bandits entered through an eastern door. At the time, Zhou Chwamin was in the cashier booth and the bandit with the handgun pointed it to him and demanded cash. Zhou Chunmin then handed over all the cash amounting to the day’s sales, which was in a drawer, as well as other valuables.
According to the Police, the other two bandits picked up a quantity of phone cards which were on a table, and dealt Lan Hong Zhou a lash to her face before making good their escape through an eastern door unto Bristol Street, No. 2 Village, East Canje, Berbice.
Lan Hong Zhou was taken to the New Amsterdam Hospital where she was treated and sent away. No arrests were made.
Investigations are in progress.