Police, Citizens Foil Two Bank Robberies in Amman

تم نشره في Thu 8 February / Feb 2018. 01:00 AM
  • One of the detained bank robbers - (Sources)

AMMAN —AlGhad— Police and citizens foiled two attempted bank robberies in Amman today, Thursday, and arrested the robbers.

Citizens in both robberies tried to apprehend the robber but failed when the robber opened fire inside the bank, in an attempt to scare people into clearing a path for his escape.

In one of the robberies, they proceeded to pursue the robbers on foot, until Criminal Investigations Department (CID) personnel stepped in and apprehended the robber.

The robbers were arrested within minutes of the robberies, as police have confiscated the stolen money as well as the firearms.

Upon apprehension, it turned out that one the detainee has six prior counts of various nature.

He confessed during investigation, and is now being held for further processing.

Details about the other detainee have not been disclosed to the media yet.