Gunmen rob owners, 22 customers in East Canje bar invasion

-three arrested

Three gun-toting bandits last night invaded the Indra Grocery and Beer Garden in Canefield, East Canje, Berbice, and robbed the owners and about 22 customers of a quantity of jewellery, cash and cellphones before stealing a customer’s car to escape.

A police source told Stabroek News that three suspects have since been arrested, while the stolen car was found at the Edinburgh Housing Scheme, East Bank Berbice. The source said that the suspects hail from Canje and New Amsterdam.

Just after 10:30pm, three men with bandannas tied around their faces and armed with two guns and a cutlass, invaded the Galaxy Street, Canefield Settlement business place, which also houses a Superbet, and ordered all the customers to lay on the ground. Stabroek News was told that several young men were standing in front of the beer garden when the bandits arrived, cranked their guns and ordered them to head inside…..

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