New Thriving proprietor robbed by armed bandits

$2.6M, jewellery snatched

The police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at about 3 am today during which proprietrix of the New Thriving Restaurant, Che Jin King, 52 years of Brickdam, Georgetown, was attacked and robbed by three men who were armed with a handgun and two knives.

Investigations revealed, according to the police, that Che Jin King and her husband Xioe Gaung Zhan, 52 years, were about to enter their premises when the men drove up in a car and held them at gunpoint. They then took away her handbag which contained jewellery, CDN $12,000, $200,000 and a cell phone and fled in their vehicle.

During the robbery Xioe Gaung Zhan was struck to his head with the firearm and has been admitted to a private hospital.

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