Georgetown : Prompt response by ranks of the Sparendaam Police Station, has resulted in the arrest of one of two motorcycle bandits who violently attacked and robbed a Plaisance resident of a gold chain valued
$ 220,000.00, at Britain Street Plaisance, East Coast Demerara, last night.
Inquires disclosed that the victim who resides at Victoria Road, Plaisance, was on the road conversing with a relative when the suspects approached on a motorcycle; the pillion rider brandishing a handgun, dismounted and gun-butted the victim to his head, relieved him of his valuable and quickly rejoined his accomplice, fleeing the scene.
The matter was reported and one of the suspects was arrested shortly after in the Plaisance community. Though he was positively identified by the victim who is a police Constable stationed at an interior location, he has denied the allegation. The stolen property has not been recovered or the firearm allegedly used, found. The accomplice and the motorcycle are being sought as investigations continue.