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The Police returned fire but the men ran away and escaped.
Fortunately, none of the ranks was injured and the two robbers are in police custody.
The 29-year-old butcher of Plaisance, also on the East Coast, had earlier gone into Buxton, in his motorcar to purchase pigs when he was attacked by two armed men, one with a gun and the other with a cutlass.
The two men reportedly threw a bicycle in the path of the car forcing it to stop. They then robbed the butcher of a cellular phone and $6,500 in cash.
In the other related incident a resident of Lusignan went to the Buxton Post Office. He was returning along Brushe Dam, Friendship Railway Embankment when he was attacked by two armed men.
He was robbed of his bicycle, a Seiko wristwatch and $3,190 in cash.
Shortly, after, based on a report and description of the men, the police patrol intercepted them on Friendship Middle Walk Dam.
Meanwhile, the police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of an Amerindian man with gunshot wounds in the Gowong Valley At Paramakatoi (Region Nine).
The body was identified as 39 year-old Miguel Toney, who had reportedly gone hunting on Sunday, December 8 and never returned.
A search was organised by villagers and his body was found the following day with the wounds in his chest.