2 arrested after robbing sales distributor in Essequibo Coast

Two persons are now in Police custody after they were found in possession of large sum of cash suspected to be stolen.
Police on Saturday said that 43-year-old Christopher Harricharan, a sales distributor attached to Suri Trading was beaten and robbed of $150,000 and one gold ring value $130,000 by two males.
The incident occurred at about 18:45h at Plantation Opposite, Essequibo Coast, on Thursday last.
Following the robbery, a party of Police went to a house in the Charity Housing Scheme, where two male suspects were seen and arrested with over $356,000 along with articles of clothing.
Both men were arrested and are assisting with the investigation.