Bandit stabbed during ECD robbery

Police are investigating a robbery under arms, which has left one bandit injured, on Monday evening at Vigilance, East Coast Demerara.
Reports are a 66-year-old businessman was relieved of about ,000 by two males.
According to Police reports, investigations revealed that the victim, who operates a shop in front of his premises, was in the process of closing his business when he was pounced on by the bandits, one of whom was armed with a handgun and the other with a two-bladed cutlass.
During the incident, one of the bandits attempted to chop the businessman, but he dodged the chop which resulted in the blow being directed towards the bandit’s accomplice. As a result, the bandit was stabbed to his lower abdomen.
Following the incident, the duo fled the scene in a silver-grey motor car. The Police were alerted and, based on investigations, found the injured bandit at a city hospital, where he underwent emergency surgery.
Investigations are ongoing.