Alleged robber of Gizmos and Gadgets clerk nabbed

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia

A man, who robbed a Gizmos and Gadgets sales clerk of GUY$1 million and stole a vehicle that was nearby, was captured by police.

“The suspect has been arrested and all the stolen money and motor vehicle recovered,” Guyana Police Force spokesman, Ivelaw Whittaker said in a statement.

Police said that at about 1205h. Tuesday, Shibikie Pollard, a sales clerk attached to Gizmos and Gadgets, was taking approximately $1M to the bank when she was held up by a man armed with a knife at Republic Avenue, Mackenzie, Linden.

The perpetrator took away the bag with the cash and stole a motor vehicle that was at a nearby wash bay and fled the scene in it.

The police responded quickly to the report received and intercepted the motor vehicle at Amelia’s Ward, Mackenzie.