Detectives from the Guyana Police Force are investigating a brazen robbery that was committed by four armed men, who spoke a foreign language, against a mining camp that is staffed by 28 miners.
The incident occurred on Wednesday at the Baboon Backdam, Cuyuni River.
A press release has since been issued by the police in connection with the robbery, and read as follows; –
Police are investigating an alleged robbery Under Arms committed on a mining camp located at the Baboon Backdam, Cuyuni River which occurred on Wednesday May 16,2018 between 19:00-00:00 hrs. by four masked males armed with a rifle and shotguns; They were reportedly outfitted in dark colour clothing and spoke a foreign language.
A quantity of raw gold and other valuables including a licensed shotgun were carted off by the perpetrators. None of the twenty- eight employees of the Mining Company was injured.
The scene was visited by a team comprising of ranks of the Joint Services.
No arrest has been made at this time