Jeweller robbed of gold chain, diamond ring

first_imgA jeweller was on New Year’s Day robbed of a gold chain and a diamond ring when two bandits attacked him on America and Longden Streets, in Georgetown.Dexter Forrester, 27, of Lot 30 Two Friends Housing Scheme, Anns Grove, East Coast Demerara (ECD), was attacked at about 23:10h.Guyana Times understands Forrester sells jewellery on the corners of America and Longden Streets.At the time of the attack, he was reportedly packing his stocks into his motorcar when he noticed a silver grey Toyota Premio motorcar driving up America Street (which is a oneway).The car drove pass him, reportedly stopped, turned around and parked parallel alongside him. One of the bandits then exited the car from the backseat and held Forrester at gunpoint.Another then exited the said car and relieved him of a gold chain valued $135,000, one diamond ring valued $125,000 and $55,000 in cash.A single gunshot was fired in the air as the bandits re-entered their motorcar and made good their escape West along America Street and then North into Water Street.The matter was reported and Police who visited the scene. Persons in the area said they heard the gunshot but assumed it was a firecracker.The matter is being investigated.last_img

first_imgA jeweller was on New Year’s Day robbed of a gold chain and a diamond ring when two bandits attacked him on America and Longden Streets, in Georgetown.Dexter Forrester, 27, of Lot 30 Two Friends Housing Scheme, Anns Grove, East Coast Demerara (ECD), was attacked at about 23:10h.Guyana Times understands Forrester sells jewellery on the corners of America and Longden Streets.At the time of the attack, he was reportedly packing his stocks into his motorcar when he noticed a silver grey Toyota Premio motorcar driving up America Street (which is a oneway).The car drove pass him, reportedly stopped, turned around and parked parallel alongside him. One of the bandits then exited the car from the backseat and held Forrester at gunpoint.Another then exited the said car and relieved him of a gold chain valued $135,000, one diamond ring valued $125,000 and $55,000 in cash.A single gunshot was fired in the air as the bandits re-entered their motorcar and made good their escape West along America Street and then North into Water Street.The matter was reported and Police who visited the scene. Persons in the area said they heard the gunshot but assumed it was a firecracker.The matter is being investigated.last_img

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