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A small business owner is now counting her losses after she was robbed at gunpoint by two men at her hairdressing business located close to the Gros Islet bus park in Castries.
The incident is reportedly occurred sometime after 7.p.m. Tuesday.
Melita Ashford said the bandits escaped with all the money that was in her possession, her handbag containing several personal documents, and a cheque book.
Ashford said she feels demotivated to work since the incident, and is scared that the bandits may return.
The businesswoman is calling on the authorities to ramp up security within the Castries area.
Ashford is also calling for greater police presence in the city, especially in light of the Christmas season.
The matter was reported to the police and is being investigated.