A Chinese national attached to China Harbour was relieved of a large sum of cash while in the vicinity of Church Street, Georgetown yesterday.
According to reports reaching INews, the man who is presently employed at the Movie Town construction site, Patterson, Greater Georgetown, was parked in front of a supermarket on Church Street when a white motor car pulled up alongside him.
A lone gunman reportedly exited the Premio motorcar and relieved the Chinese national of a haversack he was carrying which contained the cash. Police sources confirmed that the man had just left a city bank and was heading to the worksite when he was attacked and robbed.
Over the past few days, several persons have been attacked and robbed in broad daylight in Georgetown.
An investigation has been launched into the incident.