Police are searching for two men who assaulted and robbed a 30-year-old Lotto Booth operator at gunpoint yesterday.
The incident took place at about 2pm at the business place located along the Montrose Main Road, Chaguanas.
The woman was conducting sales at the business place when she was accosted by two men, one of whom pointed a firearm at her and announced a robbery.
She was ordered to open the door leading into the Play Whe operator’s room. However, when she led the men inside, she closed the door behind her and tried to hide.
One of the men kicked in the door, entered and hit the woman to the face and body.
The suspects then emptied the cash drawer and a box of cash which had a total estimate of $5,000, before fleeing the scene.
The victim raised an alarm and sought treatment for her injuries.