Man robbed of motorcycle, cellphone and cash after stopping at traffic lights

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A motorcyclist was robbed of his motorbike (#CK 4912) valued at $250,000, his Samsung cellular phone worth $25,000 and $1,500 in cash on Saturday (last) night) shortly after he stopped at the traffic lights at the junction of Homestretch Avenue and Vlissengen Road, Georgetown.

According to a police statement, the motorcyclist who hails from a village located on the East Bank Demerara (EBD), was robbed by four (4) perpetrators.

Reports are that the man had been riding his motorbike (#CK 4912) at a slow rate on Vlissengen Road and stopped at the above-mentioned traffic lights.

This was when one (1) of the suspects allegedly jumped onto the rear of his motorcycle (#CK 4912) and demanded that he ride to D’Urban Park, Georgetown

Fearing for his safety and life, the motorcyclist complied and upon arrival at that location, he was confronted by three (3) more men who relieved him of his motorcycle (#CK 4912), cellular phone and cash.

“The victim then ran away and raised an alarm. Swift police response led to a search of D’Urban Park where the main perpetrator – a 53 year old man of Hadfield Street, Georgetown – was arrested. He was found in possession of the victim’s motorcycle mirrors.”

Investigations are ongoing.

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