Gunman nabbed during police chase, others escape


[] – According to police reports at about 20:40hrs last night (Wednesday January 8), businessman Surendram Dass of Enterprise, East Coast Demerara was in his Liquor Restaurant with three customers when three men entered, two of whom were armed with a handgun and a chopper.

The men reportedly held up Dass and the three others and took away cash, cell phones and alcohol and made good their escape.

Later, police ranks at a road-block at Cove and John, East Coast Demerara observed that a motor car which was approaching suddenly turned back.

The police pursued the vehicle and subsequently caught up with it. Two men escaped while the third man was arrested.

He has been identified as one of the perpetrators of the armed robbery at the liquor restaurant. A cell phone which has been identified as belonging to one of the victims and a quantity of alcohol were also been recovered.



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