Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Solider robbed at gunpoint in Gasparillo bar

A soldier was among two people robbed at gunpoint in Gasparillo on Tuesday night.

The 23-year-old soldier, along with a 26-year-old bartender were at Anil’s Bar, off Caratal Road, Gasparillo when, around 10.15 pm, two men entered the premises

.Both men pulled out firearms and announced a holdup.

They then proceeded to steal $3,000 in cash from the roulette machine as well as a gold chain, valued at $12,000, that the soldier was wearing.

The assailants fired one shot into the bar before fleeing in a waiting vehicle.

The police were notified, and PC Guerro and a party of officers visited the scene.

One 9mm shell was recovered by CSI officers.

PC Dass is continuing inquiries.

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