Vreed-en-Hoop paint shop robbed by gunmen
A Vreed-en-Hoop, West Bank Demerara, businessman was robbed of a quantity of cash by two gunmen who pretended to be customers around 11 am yesterday.
Proprietor of RH Persaud Paint Shop located at 4 A New Road Vreed-en- Hoop, Ramnarace Persaud, was gun butted and robbed of about $60,000 after he attended to two men who posed as customers. The getaway car was subsequently found by police abandoned on the West Bank shortly after.
In recounting the ordeal to this newspaper, Persaud said he was in his business place when two men entered and began inquiring about paints.