Venezuelans are firing at police after robbing a Guyanese businessman, shotgun, ammo, ALL $ million, jewelry – Demerara Waves Online News- Guyana

Last updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2021, 14:41 by Denis Chabrol

A businessman and his wife were robbed Monday night of two guns, ALL $ 10 million and jewelry by three Venezuelans who escaped by boat to Imbotero near the border with the neighboring Spanish-speaking nation, Guyanese police said.

The theft victims are Elroy Allam, 56, and his alleged wife of 22 years, Shonna Campbell, from the Waterfront, Port Kaituma, Northwest Region.

They told police they were at their business premises about 11 o’clock Monday night when the Venezuelans, one of whom is identifiable, stole one .223 Semi-Automatic Rifle with 30 live rounds and one magazine; one .32 semi-automatic pistol with ten live rounds and two magazines; one 12 meter semi-automatic shotgun; ALL $ 10 million, four gold chains and four gold rings.

Guyana Police said police and the Guyana Defense Force Coast Guard, based in Morawhanna, were immediately summoned, responded and while searching along the Aurora River police caught fire from boat occupants they observed heading towards Morawhanna.

They returned fire, but the boat and the occupants escaped in the direction of Imbotero on the Guyana / Venezuela border

“The area has been canvassed, surveillance cameras have been seen and photos of the event will be retrieved. None of the ranks were injured, and police cannot say at this time whether any of the suspects were injured in the boat, ”police said.