Police seek armed robbers

Police are appealing for information which could help identify two men who carried out an armed robbery in George Town Tuesday night.

Police received information at around 10.20pm that a robbery was taking place at the Esso gas station on Shedden Road. Officers responded to the scene and were told that two men armed with handguns had entered the store and had demanded money from the security guard and the cashier who were present. The men then left the area on bicycles.

The two staff and one customer who were in the store at the time were not injured in the incident.

The offenders were both wearing dark clothes with hoods and had their faces covered. One is described as 5ft 9ins to 6ft tall, of slim build with a dark complexion and a small scar under his right eye. The second offender is described as 5ft 5ins tall, medium build with a brown complexion.

Anyone who saw the suspects prior to or after the robbery or anyone who recognizes the description of the offenders is asked to contact George Town CID on 949-4222 or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling Crime Stoppers remain anonymous, and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000, should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs.