[www.inewsguyana.com] – Five men have been arrested and are in police custody assisting with the investigations following two armed robberies which occurred in the Tuschen Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo on Thursday, June 05.
At about 04:15h, two men armed with a handgun and a knife entered the home of Michelle Boyer, 39 years, and held her up along with two other family members. They took away jewellery, two cell phones, a bicycle and a pair of boots and escaped.
Then at about 06: 45h, two men armed with a handgun and a knife entered the premises of Gracie Ghanie, 31 years, and held her up while she was outside washing clothes.
The perpetrators took her into the house which they ransacked and took away jewellery, four cell phones, $15,000.00GC, and $25.00US and escaped.