Two masked men escape with over $15,000 from J. E Nassief’s lumber outlet

first_img 46 Views   no discussions Tweet Sharing is caring! Share Sharecenter_img Share LocalNews Two masked men escape with over $15,000 from J. E Nassief’s lumber outlet by: – October 19, 2011 Image via: shenzhen_standard.comThe Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force was yesterday alerted of a robbing incident at the lumber outlet of J. E. Nassief on Goodwill Road in Roseau which occurred while the employees were exiting the building and are conducting investigations seeking the perpetrators.According to the Public Relations Office of the Police Force Sergeant Kenth Matthew, two masked men accosted three employees of the organization while they were leaving work around 4:10pm.The robbers reportedly escaped with a total of $17, 686.34 both in cash and cheques.“At approximately 4:10pm on Tuesday 18th October, 2011; two masked men armed with a firearm tied three employees of the firm of J. E. Nassief at that firms lumber outlet on Goodwill Road near Valley Engineering Sales and Services and robbed them of approximately $14, 622.02 in cash and $3064.32 in cheques. This occurred as the employees left the work place they were forced back into the building by the assailants who were apparently waiting on the outside.Sergeant Matthew further reported that the employees were threatened and their movements restricted howeever, one female employee was able to free herself and seek help nearby.“They were forced to lie down under threats; their movements were restricted with duct tape by the assailants who made good their escape by the assailants who fled the scene with their gains. The cashier was able to free herself and seek help from the staff of Valley Engineering who went across and freed her two colleagues. The same cashier was later taken to the Princess Margaret Hospital in a distressed state”.The Police force is appealing to the general public to assist with any information which they may have to help in the apprehension of the perpetrators of this incident. Dominica Vibes Newslast_img

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