Guyanese captain, crew robbed of over 400 pounds raw gold in Curacao
Written by Demerara Waves Friday, 30 November 2012 19:13
(ASSOCIATED PRESS) WILLEMSTAD, Curacao —Masked men in jackets emblazoned with the word “police” boarded a fishing boat Friday in Curacao and stole 70 gold bars worth an estimated US$11.5 million, officials on the southern Caribbean island said.
The boat’s captain was struck in the head in the early-morning assault before the thieves made off with the gold in three cars, police spokesman Reggie Huggins said. Authorities believe there were at least six men involved in the heist. No suspects were in custody. Continue reading