Sweetie thief shot while attempting to chop policeman

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 15:06 by GxMedia

At about 0130h. today Tuesday March 17, 2015, vendor Walter Drakes, 46 years, of Smyth Street, Georgetown, was riding a bicycle along Croal Street when he was held up by a man armed with two cutlasses.

The perpetrator took away a bag containing confectionery and escaped.

Quick response by the police on receipt of the report, led to the arrest of the suspect at Hadfield Street and the recovery of the stolen articles.

During efforts to arrest him, the suspect attacked the police with the cutlasses and was shot to his legs.

He has given his name as Gully Ross and is under guard at the GPHC where he was admitted for medical treatment.