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A 60-year-old businessman was held up and robbed of over $100,000 by thieves who gained entrance to his establishment through a hole in the roof on Thursday morning.

According to a police report, Richard Sam Chung, of Corner of Toussaint Street and Old Joseph Road, Laventille, was at his business place around 3 am when six men—all armed with knives, entered his business place, Sam Chung Shop, through a hole in the roof and announced a robbery.

The men proceeded to beat Sam Chung and then relieved him of over $100,000. They then escaped.