FREEPORT - Ferry Boat operators were robbed of cash by two armed masked men at the dock in McLean's Town in East End, Grand Bahama. The culprits fired a shot in the air as they escaped in a stolen getaway vehicle, which was later recovered by police in bushes in East End shortly after the robbery. According to reports, operators of the Ferry Boat Service were approached at the dock by two masked men armed with handguns shortly before 5.30pm on Tuesday. The culprits took cash, tickets and two cellular phones. They fired a shot in the air while fleeing the scene in a dark-coloured vehicle. While investigating, police recovered a dark purple Nissan Skyline vehicle used in the robbery in bushes near Stat Oil terminal. The vehicle was stolen on December 19 from Dominica Avenue. Two masked gunmen - about 6ft tall - approached the owner as he arrived home at 9.30am and robbed him of the car. The same stolen vehicle was later used in an armed robbery on December 24 at the Burger King Restaurant on Yellow Street. Police are also still searching for a stolen 2006 blue Ford Explorer, license plate number 40400. Anyone with information is asked to call police on 350-3107/8, 352-9774/5 or 911.


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