Suspect held over Readymix robbery

A man has been held by police in connection with the armed robbery carried out on the Readymix Concrete Limited’s main office at Eccles Industrial Site, East Bank Demerara.

Police Commander of ‘A’ Division Marlon Chapman yesterday confirmed the arrest and said the man is being treated as a suspect.

The company said yesterday that it is still tallying its losses but a manager said the men who robbed the office on Sunday morning reportedly escaped with $200,000 that was in a drawer. He could not state how much money was stolen from the vault, which the men used a torch to cut open.

Another manager, identified as Khanai (only name given), said the property is ….