Cuban woman shot, robbed opposite City Hall

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 17:21 by Denis Chabrol

A Cuban woman was shot and robbed opposite City Hall, Regent Street, Georgetown, police said.

She is 61-year old Maria Puig who is residing in Guyana.

Sources said the woman was shot to her right arm and robbed of GYD$5,000 at about 12:15  PM. City Police pursued the robbers, who fled on motorcycles, but up to late Wednesday afternoon no one was arrested.

Puig was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC).

She subsequently opted to seek medical attention at a private hospital.