Pawnbroker shot in daring robbery

– says bandit was teen

The manager of a Regent Street pawnbrokery was yesterday afternoon shot and relieved of a bag containing $200,000 and $75,000 in gold jewellery during a robbery.

Puran Ramotar, 30, told Stabroek News that he had just closed his Bourda Pawn Shop, located at Regent and Cummings streets around 4:05 pm, and was preparing to leave for home when an armed but petite teenager approached him and demanded his bag. He said the young robber wore glasses and a long-sleeved shirt, possibly as a disguise.

“I spin round and see this small-looking youth man… can’t be more than 16 but …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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