MASKED and armed with guns and a cutlass, three thieves robbed a hunter in a forested area in Rio Claro on Tuesday.
Around 2.30 p.m., the 49 year old hunter of Tabaquite was walking towards a camp in the Guayaguayare forest when he was ambushed by the robbers.
They took his 12 guage Moss Berg semi-automatic shotgun which had been loaded with five rounds of ammunition, and 13 more rounds which were in his bag.
They ran off.
The hunter reported the incident to the Rio Claro Police Station and PC Abraham is continuing investigations.