By Ramona Luthi
At approximately 23:30hrs last night, armed bandits stormed the Hing Fa Chinese Restaurant located in Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown, where they reportedly robbed and beat the owner.
Residents who spoke to INews earlier today, related that painful screams were heard coming from the upstairs of the restaurant where the owner resided.
One neighbour recalled seeing an armed bandit dragging the proprietor into the restaurant.
Neighbours were unsure of the number of bandits that stormed the business but related that the ordeal lasted approximately 20 minutes.
This online publication was also told that a gunman fired one gun shot before fleeing the scene in a car bearing series ‘HB.’
The owner of the restaurant was not available to speak to the media but according to neighbours, he was robbed of a large sum of cash and valuables.
Additionally, the residents in the area indicated that upon dialing 911 numerous times, their calls went unanswered.