A 62-year-old banana farmer from Lumière, Dennery was the victim of an armed robbery last evening, March 18, according to a relative.
Rohan Wilfred told St. Lucia News Online (SNO) that around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, his father, Gilbert Wilfred, a.k.a Spildo or Mr. Dillin, stopped in the vicinity of the Fond d’Or Heritage Park, Dennery, parked his blue single-cab Mazda pickup (PA 3239) and went to “pee” (urinate).
Rohan said while urinating, a man came out of the bush and pointed a gun at his father’s head.
He said the masked bandit then told his father to drive, leading them to an isolated area in the Mabouya Valley.
At that location, Rohan said his father was robbed of two cell phones, an undisclosed sum of cash, and the bandit escaped with the van, which has still not been found.
The senior Wilfred was not harmed.
Police are investigating.
Anyone with information are pleased asked to call 285-5709, 725-1502, 460-2313 or 453-8099, or the nearest police station.