(CMR) Shortly after 9:00 pm a male entered a premise on Shedden Road/Eastern Avenue this evening and brandished a gun demanded a lady’s purse.
He got away on foot and no shots were fired and no injuries reported. Police are on the scene.
Police later confirmed that two women were held up at gunpoint on Wednesday night in George Town. and the lone robber made off with an undisclosed sum of cash following the incident. The women were outside a business at the intersection of Shedden and Liberty when he approached them brandishing a handgun.
Police said he demanded one of the women’s handbag and then fled on foot via Liberty Lane with the bag. It contained personal items and a quantity of cash.
Police said the man was described as tall, with a light complexion. He had brown eyes and was wearing a black hoodie with the lower half of his face covered. He also walked with a limp.