* also relieved him of his licensed firearm
Police are investigating an armed robbery committed on 59-year-old Lennox Albert and his 68-year-old wife Verna Albert which occurred about 20:00hrs last night at Nouvelle Flanders Village, West Coast Demerara.
According to a Police report, the robbery was carried out by “two identifiable males, one armed with a handgun”, of $500,000 cash and a quantity of colognes. In the process Lennox Albert was relieved of his licensed .32 pistol with five rounds.
Investigations revealed that the victims who operate a shop were in the process of closing the business, when they were attacked, and relieved of their belongings. The bandits who escaped on foot, have not yet been apprehended.