According to information reaching iNews, a lone gunman approached the clerk attached to A. Ally and Sons General store, as she was about to walk over to the New Amsterdam Branch of Republic Bank and attempted to grab the bag containing the cash. The clerk reportedly screamed and the gunman released a round into the air, silencing her.
She however handed over the bag containing over G$3 million and approximately US$2,500. The gunman then escaped on a waiting motorcycle.
Meanwhile, the owners of the business are hoping that they would be able to catch the robbers with the assistance of surveillance cameras that are in the area. A. Ally and Sons is a popular business entity with chain stores across Berbice and Demerara.