Armed bandit arrested after robbing Rupununi woman

The firearm recovered on the suspect.
The firearm recovered on the suspect.

Quick efforts by police and public-spirited citizens resulted in the arrest of one of two armed men who allegedly robbed a woman of her motorcycle along the Aranaputa Public Road, North Rupununi in Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Essequibo).

“The motorcycle was recovered and a firearm suspected to have been used in the commission of the crime was found,” the Guyana Police Force said in a statement.

Police Headquarters said stringent efforts are being made to apprehend the other suspect.