Guyana: Man shot, woman robbed $1M as trailing bandits strike

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(INEWSGUYANA) Bandits on Thursday 19th January,  carried out a brazen robbery, resulting in a man being shot and a woman robbed of over $1 million outside the Jialing Auto Store at Charlotte and Oronoque Streets, Georgetown, Guyana. 

A still shaken up Elda Belle, was seen speaking to police investigators moments after an armed bandit grabbed her bag containing some $ 1.2 million cash.

According to Inews,  around 12:30 the woman was reportedly about to make a payment at an auto store when a lone gunman pulled up on the western side of the Street and made off with the bag containing the money.

Her accompanying driver, reportedly a Cuban, was shot in the leg during the ordeal which lasted several minutes. He was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hopsital where he is currently receiving medical attention.

Police investigations are continuing.