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4 female minibus passengers were robbed in the vicinity of Leopold and Lombard streets in Georgetown on June 12th, 2022 at 12:51hrs. The women were from Goed Intent, West Bank Demerara, Belle West, Canal #2, WBD, La Grange, WBD and Sisters Village, WBD. The items stolen included 1 gold chain $75,000 worth of cash, 3 cell phones, and 1 pair of eyeglasses.
The suspects were two identifiable males, who were passengers in a route 31 minibus destined for Georgetown. One of the suspects was armed with a gun. According to one of the victims, the two suspects joined the said minibus at Goed Intent, WBD and one of them was sitting in the conductor seat assisting with opening and closing of the door.
While in the vicinity of Leopold and Lombard Streets, Georgetown, the suspects asked to be put off at the said corner, and when the minibus stopped, one of the suspects pulled out a firearm and pointed same at the passengers and demanded their valuables.
As the suspects were running away after robbing the four ladies, the one who was armed allegedly discharged the firearm in the direction of the minibus, with a bullet hitting the front left-side passenger door.
The suspects made good their escape in an eastern direction on Leopold Street.
The scene was processed and photographed by ranks from C.I.D headquarters where three suspected 9mm spent shells were found at the scene.
No one was injured. Investigations ongoing.