A middle-aged man became the latest victim of an armed robbery on Wednesday, as gunmen held him up in broad daylight and made off with his vehicle in Vieux-Fort.
According to reports, the masked men who were armed with a firearm and cutlasses, attacked the victim at approximately 1:45 p.m. in the vicinity of La Tourney Mall.
Information reaching this publication indicates that the man was robbed of all his valuables and later driven by the armed men to a beach nearby, where they proceeded to assault him before tying him to a tree.
The man then managed to free himself four hours later, and reported the incident to the police.
Upon investigations the abandoned vehicle was later recovered at an old runway in Vieux-Fort.