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Craig family, shop owner robbed by gunmen
POLICE on the East Bank Demerara are investigating two robbery under arms committed on a Samantha Point shop owner and a Craig family.

A police press release said Coretta Brown was in her shop at Samantha Point around 21:55 hrs on Tuesday when two men armed with handguns, walked in and asked for three items.


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It added that when Brown asked the men for the money, one of them whipped out a gun and discharged two rounds.

No one was wounded but the men escaped with the items.

Meanwhile, the police release said investigations are continuing into another robbery committed on Lakram Satrohan and his family yesterday morning.

Four men armed with guns broke open a door and entered the family’s First Street, Craig, East Bank Demerara home around 03:15 hrs and held up the occupants, the release said.

They assaulted a female and escaped with jewellery.

Police said the bandits fired six bullets, one grazing Satrohan on his right thumb.

Thursday, January, 20, 2005