An East Canje family was relieved of cash and gold jewelry by armed bandits who stormed their home in the wee hours of Saturday morning.
According to reports, the men gained entry into the 139 Gangaram, East Canje home by breaking a window.
Yadram Doorsammy, who resides with his four-year-old daughter and wife, was awakened around 2:00 am by strange noises coming from outside the bedroom. According to Doorsammy, upon investigating, he was confronted by two men, one armed with a gun and the other wielding a cutlass.
“Dem come in and tell we don’t mek no noise and dem ask for de money and de gold jewelry.I tell dem seh man we nah get no money or no gold.”
Doorsammy added that one of the bandits then grabbed his four-year-old daughter and held her at gun-point.
“He scramble meh daughter and point de gun to she head and seh if we nah give dem all de money and gold, dem gon shoot she,” Doorsammy related.
The bandits escaped on a bicycle with an undisclosed quantity of local currency and gold jewelry.
The police were called to the scene of the crime but the report was responded to by the Neighbourhood Policing Group.
The police arrived moments later.
According to a police source, no one has been arrested for the crime and investigations are ongoing.
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