Businessman hijacked, assaulted, and robbed of vehicle, cell phone and cash

A Scott’s Hill businessman has been robbed of a number of items,
including his vehicle, money and cell phone, by masked gunmen.
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) is now investigating
the offence of aggravated robbery.
Reportedly, the man had secured his business place and was
walking towards his vehicle, which was parked in front of his
At that time, he was approached by three masked men who forced
him into the back seat of his Stepwagn, registration C14380.
The victim reports that, while inside the vehicle, one of the
assailants struck him in the back of the head and to the left side of
his face with what appeared to be a firearm.
Another one got into the driver’s seat and drove the vehicle east,
towards Clare Hall, and then up to Shell Beach.
Reportedly, while on their way to that location, the gunmen
demanded that the victim take them to his house to see what he had
It is alleged that the businessman refused – since he has a young
child at home – and the bandits threatened to kill him.

After reaching Shell Beach, the men stopped the vehicle, pushed the
man out, and drove away with his vehicle, his black Samsung Galaxy
mobile phone, and $700 in cash.
The victim then walked to the old US Navy Base seeking assistance.
However, an officer from the Coolidge Police Station, who was on
mobile patrol in the area, took him to CID.
The businessman complained of pain in his head and was
subsequently transported to the Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre for
medical attention.
The assailants were said to be about 5’ 8” and 5ft’ 9” in height, of a
slim build, and were dressed in black hooded shirts and ski masks.
A search for them was carried out but without success.
This offence reportedly occurred at about 12 midnight, on
November 23, on old Parham Road.