Thursday 18 July, 2019

Woman robbed at gunpoint while travelling along the PBR

Police are investigating a report in which a woman was robbed in maxi along the Priority Bus Route on Tuesday night.

The victim, who lives in Santa Cruz, told police that around 10.45pm, she entered a maxi at Curepe Junction, which was heading in a westerly direction.

However, upon reaching the vicinity of the ‘big tree’ at the residential Mt Lambert Community, the maxi came to a stop. The woman, who was seated near the door at the time, looked up and saw a man holding a firearm.

Fearful for her life, she opened the door and attempted to flee the maxi, however, the assailant pulled her by her hair and forced her back into the maxi, and announced a hold-up.

The woman was then robbed of her cash and valuables

The man then escaped on foot.

WPC Collins is continuing inquiries.

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