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June 2, 2014
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Armed men break in, rob Chinese businessmen
Horace Fisher, STAR Writer

Another Chinese-operated business in May Pen, Clarendon, is now counting it losses following an early-morning armed robbery at the Guinep Tree haberdashery store.

The robbers, after breaking into the living quarters of the businessmen, stole a white Toyota Hiace minibus, laptops, cell phones, shoes, clothes and other items, before escaping in the stolen van.

The victims explained that they were playing computer games in their upstairs apartment sometime after 2 a.m., when three armed men broke into the apartment, tied them up and began searching for cash and other valuables.

stole phones

"They stole phones, laptops and boxes of clothes, shoes and other things from the store and drove away in the minibus," one of the victims explained.

"A just last month them robbed US$3,000 from us," another added.

Earlier this year, the Chinese-operated Payless Jewellery Store on Main Street in May Pen was robbed. Thieves also robbed the Chinese owner of Easy Look Store, also on Main Street, of an undetermined sum of cash, including US currency.

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