Hijackers abandon car during Police chase

Police ranks in D Division (West Bank Demerara-East Bank Essequibo) are on the hunt for a group of bandits who escaped during a high-speed chase on Wednesday after breaking into a vehicle on the East Bank of Essequibo (EBE).
According to reports, a building contractor had secured his vehicle in front of his Tuschen, EBE home on Tuesday night and retired to bed. However, on Thursday morning, he was alerted by a resident of the community that thieves had broken

The car which was stolen and involved in the high-speed chase

into his vehicle and later escaped in another motorcar.
Upon checking the vehicle, the victim confirmed what he was told and discovered the amplifier, Pioneer tape deck and a crossover stolen.
The matter was reported and based on the description of the getaway car used by the bandits, the vehicle was spotted by ranks of a Police patrol on the La Parfaite Harmonie Public Road, West Bank Demerara.
This resulted in a high-speed chase during which the suspects’ car got stuck in a drain. However, the occupants abandoned the vehicle and managed to flee before the lawmen caught up.
“The area was searched but the suspects were not seen,” the Guyana Police Force said in a statement.
Nevertheless, the abandoned vehicle – a black Toyota Allion with registration plates PSS 3701 – was searched and all of the stolen articles were recovered.
The vehicle is presently lodged at the Leonora Police Station. Meanwhile, further investigations are ongoing.