Armed bandits escape with clothing

first_img…after kicking businessman to mouthA Georgetown businessman was on Saturday assaulted by two armed bandits, who escaped with a quantity of clothing after raiding his store and relieving him of his belongings.The robbery occurred about 13:00h on Saturday at the Lot 71 Winter Place, Georgetown clothing store.According to reports, the owner of the store, Greg Terborg, 32, of Lot 423 West Ruimveldt, Georgetown, was also robbed of his gold chain valued $140,000, a quantity of clothing valued $400,000 and $5000.It was reported that Terborg was in his store, which is located in the bottom flat of a two-storey wooden and concrete building in a fenced compound on the eastern side of Winter Place, Georgetown when two identifiable males entered. One was short in height and clad in a pair of short black pants while the other was tall and wearing a pair of long light blue jeans.After entering the store, one of the perpetrators whipped out a handgun and pointed it to the victim’s face, telling him to get down on the ground; the other perpetrator took the victim’s gold chain from his neck and removed his money from his right pocket.Being fearful for his life, the businessman remained on the ground during which time one of the perpetrators dealt him a kick to his mouth, while his accomplice removed a quantity of clothing from the store.The perpetrators then fled in a southern direction on Winter Place and made good their escape.The Police were alerted and despite Terborg receiving minor injuries to his mouth, he refused to seek medical attention.Several persons were questioned in the area, but no useful information was garnered. Checks were made for CCTV cameras in the area and one was seen on the neighbours’ building, facing the area where the incident occurred. The footage was collected and would be reviewed by investigators. Investigations are ongoing.last_img