Man pistol-whipped, robbed outside store

George Town detectives are appealing for witnesses to a robbery that occurred late Saturday evening outside a convenience store in the vicinity of Money Gram on Shedden Rd.

At about 22:15 hrs on Saturday, police said two men, one armed with a gun, held up the operator of the store as he was leaving. They ordered him to hand over the money and he gave them the bag he was carrying, which contained an undetermined sum of money, a Blackberry phone and keys. He was then struck on the head by the man with the gun and was unconscious for a short while. The men escaped on foot in the Myles Rd. area.

The store’s operator who received a minor laceration to his head was treated at the hospital and released.

The men who were wearing dark clothes, gloves and masks are described as about 6’ tall and stocky,

Anyone who was in the area at the time and might have witnessed the men leaving the scene are asked to call the George Town CID at 949 4222 or Crime Stoppers at 800 TIPS (8477)

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