Home News Naked bandit robs gas station, beats employees
A man was caught on camera, at about 04:30h on Wednesday, taking off his clothes before entering the Sukpaul Gas Station at Corriverton, Upper Corentyne, Berbice and robbing employees of a quantity of cash and phone cards.
Reports are that the lone, naked bandit armed himself with a piece of wood as he approached two attendants who were on duty at the time. He dealt the two employees lashes about their bodies, then bound them with a piece of cloth before robbing them of an undisclosed sum of cash and a quantity of phone cards. Thereafter, he made good his escape.
The entire robbery was caught on CCTV at the business premises.
After the incident, a report was made to the Police and the CCTV footage was reviewed. The suspect was identified, and Police went to a home in Corriverton and arrested him.
The suspect was also shown some of the footage, and later confessed to the crime.
He is currently in custody assisting with the investigation.