Gunmen caught after robbing LBI woman

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robbery[www.inewsguyana.com] – Two gunmen are under guard at the Georgetown Public Hospital after they were caught by Police shortly after robbing La Bonne Intention (LBI), East Coast Demerara woman who had just returedn from a city bank.

According to the Police, at about 13:30h, 37 – year – old Jasdai Persaud, was at her home at Cherry Field, LBI, when two men rode up on a motor cycle, one of whom was armed with a firearm, and held her up.

The men demanded a bag with cash that had been withdrawn earlier today from a bank in the city, which was handed over. As the men left the premises they were confronted by the victim’s husband, who retreated after a shot was discharged in his direction.

The perpetrators fled the scene on the motor cycle, but were pursued by a relative of the victim in a motor car, during which the perpetrators lost control of the motor cycle and fell.

They have been arrested by the police who responded to the report and are under guard at the GPHC.

An unlicensed .32 revolver with 4 rounds and a spent shell, along with a quantity of the stolen cash have been recovered by the police.

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