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A 47-year-old Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara taxi driver was robbed during the wee hours of Monday morning while he was awaiting a passenger in the vicinity of the Chinese Embassy.
The two thieves were armed with knives.
The Guyana Police Force, in a statement, said the armed robbery occurred at around 1:30hrs on Monday.
According to the police, while the driver awaited the passenger, one of the armed suspects pulled out a knife from his pants waist and placed it at the driver’s neck. They then relieved him of his Samsung Galaxy cellphone valued $45,000.00, one silver band valued $60,000.00, one gold ring valued $80,000.00 and one key pad valued $40,000.00, before making good their escape.
A report was made and police are currently investigating.