Gunmen rob McDoom fuel station
Gunmen this morning (April, 15) pounced on female workers at the Shell Fuel Station at McDoom, East Bank Demerara, robbing them of a quantity of cash.
A police media release stated that about 2:30AM three men, all armed with firearms, entered the gas station and held up the security guard and three female employees and took away a total of $51,000.00 and a cell phone.
While the robbery was in progress the police were informed and responded promptly. On arrival at the scene the ranks came under fire from the perpetrators and returned fire. The men managed to escape into the village.
Police ranks conducted searches in the area during which, acting on information, carried out a search on a house at McDoom in which they found an unlicensed 9mm. Glock pistol with 35 matching rounds and twenty six .32 rounds.
A man has been arrested and is in police custody assisting with the investigations.