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Rosignol chicken outlet robbed

Two masked knife-wielding men robbed a chicken outlet at Rosignol, West Bank Berbice on Tuesday. News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News was told that 40-year-old Barbara Samuels was robbed of GYD$120,000, and a cellular phone valued more than GYD$30,000. The men invaded the premises shortly before midday when Samuels was inside the chicken outlet cleaning meat. Sources said ...

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One dead, another injured during robbery at raw gold dealership

One of two persons shot on Monday morning at a gold dealership in Newtown, Kitty, Georgetown, has succumbed to his injuries, hospital sources confirmed. Dead is 44-year old Deon Stoll of Barima Avenue, Bel Air Park. Injured is Clayton Powley, 45, of 326 Section ‘C’ Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown. Residents in the area say the incident occurred shortly after 10 am ...

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Lax security at Georgetown Hospital despite robbery of intern

Security at a section of the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC), where a medical intern was robbed three weeks ago, up to Sunday night appeared slack, although management says it has sought to balance tightened vigilance with hassle-free access by patients. The issue of less than satisfactory security came to the fore after a medical intern was assaulted and robbed of ...

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“There is no upsurge in crime in the State of Guyana”- Police Commissioner

Guyana’s Police Commissioner, Leslie James on Monday declared that there is no spike in crime in the country, despite repeated daily reports that pedestrians and businesses are being robbed almost on a daily basis. James instead attributed the perception of increased crimes to “sensational” media reports. He assured the Guyanese diaspora and visitors that crime is not on the increase. ...

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Festival City man shot during robbery

A 22-year-old Festival City resident is nursing gunshot wounds to his buttocks and left foot after he was attacked by bandits on Wednesday. A police release on Thursday stated that at about 21: 30 hrs on Wednesday, Ruben Hopkinson, was cycling along Eden Street, Tuc-Ville, when he was attacked by two men, one of whom was armed with a handgun. ...

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Two held for gold heist

The son of a well-known gold miner has been robbed of a huge quantity of raw gold, and two persons have been arrested in connection with the heist, police said. Guyana Police Force investigators were told that at about 3:15 PM on Thursday, 4th February, 2016, Akeem Chase of Craig, East Bank Demerara was driving a motor vehicle along Second Street, ...

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Bank of Baroda robbed

The Mon Repos branch of the Bank of Baroda was Friday afternoon robbed by three masked men armed with a handgun, Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum said. The five-minute incident occurred at about 12:50 PM. He said the RK Security Guard, who was on duty at the time, was relieved of her .32 service firearm. Police ...

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