Gunmen storm Vryheids Lust supermarket

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedGunmen rob Freshmart Supermarket twice in three weeks – as crime wave spirals out of controlSeptember 1, 2016In “latest news”East Coast Businessman shot during robberyAugust 9, 2015In “Crime”Gunmen rob Diamond supermarketOctober 17, 2016In “Crime” A recently opened supermarket located at Vryheid’s Lust, East Coast Demerara, was Tuesday evening stormed by gunmen,  who carted off with a large quantity of cash and other valuables.The supermarket, A-Wei, is being operated by Chinese Nationals.The owner of the building, Rameshwar Seeraj, several workers and customers were in the store at the time of the robbery at around 20:00hrs.While they were not attacked by the perpetrators, they remain traumatised and terrified, he said.The gunmen escaped with some $400,000 in cash and a quantity of phone cards.The bandits made their escape in a waiting vehicle outside the building.The matter was reported to the Police and CCTV footage of the scene is being examined.

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