A Cummings Street, Georgetown woman is now counting her losses after she was attacked by a knife-wielding bandit and robbed of her valuables a stone’s throw away from her home.Forty-eight-year-old Sonia Hernandez has said that, at about 9:30h on Sunday, she was a short distance away from her home, walking along Cummings Street when she felt someone pulling on her handbag. As she turned around to see who it was, she saw a man holding on to her bag, and she began to fight him off.However, the perpetrator whipped out a knife and demanded that she surrender her handbag. Out of fear, Hernandez said, she complied with the demand, and the man quickly fled the scene with the bag, which contained US$110, a scale, and keys to her home, among other items.As the knife-wielding bandit attempted to disappear from the scene, he was stuck by a motorcar. Nevertheless, he managed to get up and run into a nearby yard.The Police were contacted and the area was combed, but there was no trace of the bandit. There was also an attempt made to find any building with a surveillance camera, but none was observed.Investigations into this brazen early morning robbery are ongoing. No arrest has as yet been made.