NEW YORK – A Colombian actor and his wife, a well-known businesswoman, were the victims of an armed robbery on a highway that connects New York to New Jersey. The robbery was recorded by witnesses.
The victims, Colombian actor Carel Lasso and his wife, well-known businesswoman Milady Francisco, were inside the vehicle at dawn on December 27 after leaving an event in Upper Manhattan.
The couple were exiting the 7S on a New Jersey freeway when two men emerged from behind a black Mercedes Benz that pulled up in front of them, each holding a gun and wearing masks. Only his eyes were visible.
“One came from his side and the other came from my side and pointed a gun at my head. they told us Open the door, open the door When I opened the door he told us: where is the money Where’s the money?” Carol Lasso, a victim of the robbery, told Telemundo 47.
“All the time I had a gun in my head and I told them I didn’t have money, Added Milady Francisco, the second victim.
The attack was recorded by witnesses and victims still describe the moment with fear and highlight the danger in the streets.
“If I’m still scared, I don’t want to go to New York, I don’t want to go out in the car, I always look back, I go around a lot before I get home,Milda said. “Like all life came on my head and if I thought we should give more importance to life, more union, understanding because life can be lost at some point,,
It was not detailed whether they took any property or money from the car. no one was hurt.
No arrest has been reported so far and investigation is on in the matter.