Thursday 21 February, 2019

Man shot, family tied up during La Romaine robbery

A family has been left traumatized after bandits invaded their homes on Wednesday.

According to reports, two female victims were in the living room area of their Hermitage, La Romaine home around 7:45 p.m., when two masked men, one armed with a firearm and another with a hammer, entered through the front door and announced a hold-up.

The suspects told the victims to remain quiet and then proceeded to tie them up.

They robbed them of two cell phones and a quantity of cash.

The suspects then left and went downstairs, following which they returned and threw a bed sheet over the two women. The women told police shortly after they heard an explosion.

One of the women managed to free herself and rushed downstairs where she observed her husband lying on the ground, bleeding from his both legs.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment.

Investigations are ongoing.

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