Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2020. 9:56 am CST.
By BBN Staff: Authorities are investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred last night in Punta Gorda.
According to reports, last night around 7:47, security guard, Anselmo Ack and the Manager of the UNO gas station in Punta Gorda made their way to conduct a night deposit when 2 men ambushed them.
One of the culprit/s blocked the traffic by parking his cycle in the middle of the street and another man with a gun came out of the bushes, approached them and demanded money.
The manager, who was driving the vehicle drove off and the men fired several shots at them.
Ack sustained a shot to his right arm.
Both thieves were wearing hoodies.
An investigation is ongoing.
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