A 21 year old young man of Triumph, East Coast Demerara is now in police custody after he was subdued and handed over to them by one of his victims who he attempted to rob on Monday night in East La Penitence.
Treon Douglas who told detective he works carpenter, walked into a shop where his victim and others were hanging out. He whipped out a firearm and pointed same at his victim and demanded that he had over his valuables.
A scuffle ensued and the young bandit was overpowered and the gun taken away from. It was discovered that the 21 year old had in his possession .32 revolver with its serial number intact and 11 live rounds.
It was also reported that at least one shot was fire in the process and a spent shell was handed over to the police.