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Two arrested in connection with latest armed robbery on the Corentyne

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 21:14 by GxMedia

Two persons were Wednesday morning arrested shortly in connection with the armed robbery of a couple on the Corentyne Coast,

Police said that about 0730h. today Wednesday January 07, 2015, vendor Hemraj Singh, 54 years, of Lusigan, ECD, and his wife were held up at the Black Bush Polder Access Road, Adventure, Corentyne, by two men armed with shotguns.

 The perpetrators had exited a motor car with two other men and a woman that had blocked the path of the motor canter that the victims were in.

 The men took away $180,000.00 and a cell phone and escaped in their motor vehicle, police said.

Police said they responded quickly on receiving the report and recovered the motor car, suspected to be used in the robbery, at Scottsburg, Corentyne, and the arrest of a man and a woman.