Two security guards attached to a private security company were attacked and robbed last night as they were about to make a night deposit at a bank at Le Ressouvenir, East Coast Demerara (ECD).
According to a police statement issued today, about 20:00h. on Monday, May 23, 2016, Cleveland Pyle, 22 years, and Damion Pearce, 24 years, security guards attached to a private security service, were making a night deposit when they were attacked by a man armed with a firearm.
The perpetrator shot Pearce to his left foot and took away the night deposit bag which contained an undisclosed sum of cash that had been collected from business places, and two .32 revolvers with 10 rounds and escaped in a motor car driven by an accomplice.
Pearce has been admitted to hospital, as the investigations continue.