The Police are investigating an alleged robbery under arms committed on a 67 year-old pensioner of Anna Catherina, West Coast Demerara, at about 10:00hrs. yesterday at Parika.
Enquiries disclosed that the victim transacted business at a Bank in Vreed-En-Hoop and then proceeded to Parika, where she was pounced on by two armed gunmen. The men existed a private motorcar and held her at gun point and demanded the bag containing $900,000.
They then escaped on a waiting motorcycle registration number CH 1423, which was found abandoned by the police at Train Station Dam.
The driver of the Motorcar who was charged and is presently before the court for Robbery under arms is assisting the Police in this investigation.