3 being questioned by Police
January 17, 2020
Mc Doom gas station robberyThe Shell Service Station at Mc DoomThree persons have been arrested and are being grilled in connection with the early morning robbery committed on a Shell Service Station at Mc Doom, Greater Georgetown.This was according to Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum who stated that the Police are questioning the men in an attempt to get additional information about the planning the execution of the robbery. He noted that investigators have several clues that they are working on to solve the crime.However, owners of the service station have boosted security at the gas station to avoid a reoccurrence. They are also of the view that the 911 emergency systems should be reexamined since the cashier on duty on the morning of the robbery called the number several times but the calls went unanswered. The Police however, have received the surveillance footage of the robbery and are continuing their investigations.According to information received, at about 02:30h on Friday, three armed men went to the gas station and held up three employees, relieving one of them of $51,000 and a mobile phone before engaging Police in a high-speed chase and exchange of gunfire. One of the gunmen was shot during the exchange and was apprehended by the PoliceHowever, the men managed to escape into the village after the exchange of gunfire. The Police, however, went in search of the men and based on information received, the ranks went to a house where they found an unlicensed 9mm Glock Pistol and 35 matching rounds and twenty-six .32 rounds of ammunition.The occupants of the house has since denied that the police retrieved the gun and ammunition in the yard and are of the belief that the police might have planted the weapon since they arrived at the house with a bag similar to the one that the contained the gun and ammunition.However, the Police are continuing their investigations into the robbery.