for Tucville armed robbery
04 March 2010
have arrested one of two suspects in their probe of the Tuesday
night Tucville, Georgetown armed robbery.
The arrest was made about 21:10 h, by cops on mobile patrol, who
confronted two men with handguns as they emerged from a house
after robbing the occupants of jewels, cash and a cell phone.
victims, Sheldon Cheddi, 32,
of Jackson Street, Tucville and Duane London, 36, of D’Andrade
Street, Newtown, all in Georgetown, were
watching television when the robbers entered the house through an
open door and held them at gunpoint.
The duo took away personal jewellery valued $2.8M, $10,000 money
and the phone but, as they were leaving the building, they
were intercepted by the Police ranks.
One of the thieves was nabbed but the other escaped after an
unlicensed .38 ‘Taurus’ revolver with six matching bullets and
some of the jewels and the phone were retrieved.
The man in custody will be charged shortly.
Cheddi and London were hit with firearms during their ordeal and
had to be treated for injuries at Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH).