Employee bound, gagged, robbed in Marabella

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BANDITS gagged and bound a Marabella business employee with telephone wires to a chair before robbing her and her workplace on Saturday.

The robbery with violence happened around 8.15 am, while the victim, Lyndyann Celestain, was at PL Singh Rentals, Auto Supplies and Services at Maharaj Lands, Marabella.

Two suspects, both of African descent and armed with knives, masking their identities with dark shades and hats, entered the premises.

One suspect, dark brown in complexion, approximately five foot eight inches tall and of slim build, wore black three-quarter jeans, dark shades and ahat.

The other man, fair in complexion, approximately five foot six inches tall, also of slim build, was dressed in blue three-quarter pants, dark shades and a hat.

The first suspect announced a robbery and tied up the victim by binding her wrists to an office chair with phone cords. A bandana was placed over her mouth.

The two men then robbed her of $1,500, which was in her purse, and $3,000 from the business's petty-cash pouch in her desk.

After the suspects left on foot, Celestain managed to untie herself and contact the Marabella Police.

WPC Roberts and other officers responded and checked for CCTV footage. Cpl Rampersad of the CSI processed the scene and workable fingerprints were found.

WPC Roberts is continuing enquires.


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