Pensioner attacked, robbed over $6M by masked bandits
Masked bandits in the wee hours of Wednesday morning attacked and robbed a 71-year-old pensioner while she was asleep in her Rosa Drive, South Ruimveldt, Georgetown home.The incident occurred sometime between 02:30h to 04:00h. The victim has since been identified as Joy Proctor who occupies the upper flat of her two-storey wooden and concrete home.According to reports, the two suspects gained entry into the woman’s home by removing several louvre window panes from the back of the house. Proctor recalled that she was asleep when she was awakened by the feeling of being choked. She recalled seeing two masked men, one of whom had his hands wrapped around her neck. He then began to threaten her, demanding that she hand over her money and jewellery.Two bandits then proceeded to ransack the house in search of valuables. After about 15 minutes in Proctor’s home, the bandits made good their escape with the woman’s silver-grey Dualis motorcar, bearing registration number PWW 2862, in an unknown direction.They also escaped with a Sony flat screen television, one laptop, three tablets, two Samsung cellphones, a quantity of gold jewellery valued t $500,000 and $22,000 in cash. In all, the elderly woman estimated that over $6 million in items were stolen.The Police were summoned and detectives have processed the scene. However, no arrest has been made thus far.