An 18-year-old man of Ruimzeight, West Coast Demerara (WCD) was robbed on Friday of a haversack valued at $5,000, one wallet valued at $6,500, and $20,000 in cash by a male armed with a knife.
The incident took place around 07:00 hrs at Ruimzeight Public Road, WCD. The victim told the Police that he was standing on the northern side of the Ruimzeight Public Road waiting on transportation to go to work when the suspect drove up alongside him in a green car.
The registration number for the vehicle is unknown. The victim said he entered the front passenger seat of the said motorcar. He told the Police that while in the car, the suspect pointed a knife at him and took away his valuables. The victim said he then exited the motorcar while the suspect drove away. The matter was reported. Investigations continue.