By: Ramona Luthi
At approximately 19:30hrs last night, two armed men robbed the Sun Beam Hangout Bar located on New Road, Vreed-En-Hoop, West Coast Demerara and its customers of cash and other valuables.
According to the bar’s manager, Yodeshwar Chetram, the two men came into the bar pretending to be customers and purchased cigarettes.
He said shortly after they received their purchases, the two men whipped out their guns and demanded that every one remain silent and hand over their valuables.
After robbing the customers of their cash and other valuables, two men proceeded to enter the bar and took away a sum of cash and a quantity of alcohol.
Inews understands that a total of $60,000 in cash and one car key was stolen from customers, while $10,000 in cash and $40,000 in alcohol was stolen from the business.
Chetram said that the bandits made good their escape in a white 212 motor car, which was heavily tinted.
Investigations are ongoing into the matter.