Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Woman robbed in Barataria during broad daylight

Barataria police are investigating a report in which a 36-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight.

The incident took place along Mohammedville Road, El Socorro around midday on Tuesday.

The victim told police she was seated in the front seat of her White Nissan Qashqai which was parked along the roadway when she observed a man walking towards the car with a firearm in his hand.

The man, who was also wearing a dark hoodie, signaled for the woman to exit the car with the weapon.

She complied with the instruction, and then observed the suspect along with another man, enter the car and drive off.

In the victim’s car was also her handbag which contained cash, a cellular phone, and other valuables.

The police were notified and officers from the North Eastern Division responded.

Cpl Maynard is continuing inquiries. 

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