Man nabbed changing number plate of getaway car after robbery
Minutes after three men relieved an East Coast Demerara man of an undisclosed sum of cash, the driver of the getaway car was nabbed while changing the registration plates at the Mahaica Railway Embankment on Tuesday.
According to information received, on Tuesday, the victim withdrew a sum of cash from a commercial bank on the East Coast of Demerara and went home.
However, upon his arrival at his residence, three males in a Spacio motor car intercepted him and relieved him of the cash.
The Police were contacted and owing to their quick response, the getaway car was observed on the Railway Embankment as the 28-year-old driver of South Ruimveldt, Georgetown was changing the vehicle’s registration plate. He was arrested, but his two accomplices fled the scene.
The Police have since launched a manhunt for the duo. However, the cash that was taken from the victim was recovered.
The motor car was impounded, and the driver remained in custody as Police continue their investigations.