Police hunt 2 in ECD robbery

first_imgPolice are continuing their hunt for two men who shot and robbed Kenneth Earle, a contractor attached to Qualfon Call Centre at Plaisance, East Coast Demerara (ECD) on Friday afternoon.Injured; Kenneth EarleThe contractor, of Prince William Street, Plaisance, was shot to both of his legs after he was attacked by the men who were suspected to have trailed him from a city bank.Reports are that Earle, who was accompanied by a friend to a bank earlier in the day, withdrew about $4 million to pay his workers.He left the bank and headed home, but as he exited the vehicle, he and his friend were confronted by the two armed bandits who discharged their firearms at them. Earle was struck to both legs, after which they relieved him of the cash and escaped in a tinted vehicle.The contractor was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was treated and admitted in a stable condition. Investigators retrieved several spent shells from the scene. Based on information received during the course of investigations, the Police have launched a manhunt for the two suspects who might be known characters to the Police.Guyana Times understands that Earle, who operates a bus shuttle at Qualfon Call Centre, often wears a lot of jewellery. A close friend of the now injured man told this publication that Earle is recuperating and is out of any danger at the hospital.He noted that based on what was told to him, the men were not masked when the attack was carried out. The Police, he noted, were given a description of the men but the injured man’s family is now living in fear that they might strike again. The Police are continuing their investigations into the robbery.last_img

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