Armed bandits accosted a couple Wednesday night in Serenity Park, robbing them of their valuables, it has been reported.
According to an individual familiar with the incident, it occurred about 8.00 p.m.
The man and the woman were not injured, St Lucia Times was informed.
“Their bags were stolen along with their phones and wallets,” an informed source reported.
The source said the robbery happened while a few others happened to be in the park.
The individual stated that one of the bandits pointed a gun to the woman’s head and demanded that she and her male companion had over their valuables.
After obtaining the items, the young criminals left, it was reported.
A report is said to have been made to the police.
The source who informed St Lucia Times about the robbery expressed the view that the perpetrators could have been the same persons who shot and robbed Gros Islet bus driver, Ignatius Jn Baptiste in New Village Wednesday evening about 7.00 p.m.
Jn Baptiste was taken to hospital via private vehicle.
Residents of New Village told St Lucia Times that the bus driver had parked his vehicle after a day’s work and was walking towards his home when he was ambushed.