Taxi driver beaten, car hijacked at Diamond

first_imgPolice are on the hunt for two men and a woman who relieved taxi driver Dellon Skellekie of his motorcar, PVV 9742, in the wee hours of Friday at Diamond, East Bank Demerara.Skellekie, of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara, was also beaten to his face during the ordeal.Skellekie’s vehicle had reportedly been parked at the Diamond Car Park when he was approached by the three persons with a request to be taken to Third Avenue, Diamond New Housing Scheme, EBD.One of the men reportedly sat in the front seat while the woman and the other man were seated at the back.Upon reaching the requested destination, the front seat passenger whipped out a gun from his waist and dealt the taxi driver one blow to his face. The trio then ordered the man out of his motorcar, and without hesitation, he complied.The carjackers made good their escape with Skellekie’s Toyota motorcar valued at $2.5 million, and with $12,000 in cash along with his driver’s licence and National Identification Card. The matter was reported, and the Police are currently reviewing CCTV footage taken from a nearby property as investigations continue.last_img read more

COMMUNITY ALERT: PENSIONER ROBBED IN LATEST DONEGAL BURGLARY

first_imgBREAKING NEWS: A PENSIONER has been robbed in the latest burglary in County Donegal.The man was at home around 4.30pm this afternoon when a dark coloured jeep drove up to his front door in the Ballinamore area of Fintown.A man in his 20s knocked and asked for a jug of water. When the pensioner went into the kitchen of his home to answer what he thought was a good errand for someone in need, the thief struck.He walked into the house and lifted money which had been sitting on a table.When the pensioner returned, the burglar had fled.A text alert on the incident was sent out in the area over an hour later. Gardai in Glenties have spent this evening trying to locate the thief.“This was a particularly despicable crime,” said one shocked neighbour.“The victim is one of the gentlest and nicest people you could ever hope to meet and someone has taken advantage of that generosity.”    COMMUNITY ALERT: PENSIONER ROBBED IN LATEST DONEGAL BURGLARY was last modified: May 12th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:break-inburglaryFNTOWNthieflast_img read more