(CMR) A woman who was outside her residence under a tent socializing with friends was robbed by two armed men Friday night, 3 March. One of the men fired a shot through the roof of the tent before leaving the scene.
Police reports are that around 08.30 pm, police received a report of an armed robbery that took place in the vicinity of Brushy Avenue, George Town.
The victim was socializing with friends when two males carrying firearms entered the residence. It was reported that one of the men approached the woman, grabbed bags belonging to her, and then fired a gunshot through the roof of the tent under which the woman and her friends were sitting. The man then departed the residence on foot with the other man.
The bags contained a sum of money, and other personal items belonging to the woman. No one was injured during the incident.
One man was described as having a stout build, around 5’9”, dark complexion, and wearing a blue hoodie jacket, dark jean shorts, slippers, and a dark face mask. The other man was described as slim build, about 5’7”, dark complexion, and wearing a black hoodie, dark jean shorts with slippers and a white face mask.
The RCIPS is investigating this incident, and detectives are encouraging anyone with information to call the George Town Police Station at 949-4222. Alternatively, anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via their Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777 or their website.