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Wortmanville man held with gun during attempted robbery

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014, 15:55 by GxMedia

A suspected bandit from Wortmanville, Georgetown was overpowered by his intended robbery victim and a 9 MM handgun taken away from him.

Police said that about 7:05 Friday night, Calvin Dover,25, of 14 Bent Street, Wortmanville was arrested for allegedly being in possession of one 9 MM pistol and 11 rounds of matching ammunition. 

Investigators said Dover attempted to rob a man at Demico in the vicinity of Stabroek Market.

“He was however, overpowered and disarmed by the man. The police was summoned and Calvin Dover was arrested. He is in police custody assisting with the investigations,” said Guyana Police Force spokesman, Whitney Bacchus.