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Two robbed at gunpoint while repairing vehicle

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 18:18 by GxMedia

One of three men, who allegedly seized the opportunity of two men while they were repairing a vehicle, and robbed them at gun-point has been arrested.

Police said that at about 1:30 AM, Tuesday August 25, 2015, three men on bicycles, one of whom was armed with a handgun, held up Vijay Pitamber of Enmore, and Ajay Sewdat of Foulis, East Coast Demerara.

At the time, they were repairing a motor vehicle at Mandela Avenue, Georgetown.

The perpetrators took away $28,000.00 and two cell phones and escaped.

Police said they responded to the report and apprehended one of the suspects along Mandela Avenue. He is in police custody assisting with the investigations.