3 suspected bank robbers nabbed in Sorsogon – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos


By Mar S. Arguelles
Inquirer Southern Luzon
First Posted 14:17:00 01/17/2011

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines—Three men who allegedly entered the Philippine National Bank branch in Sorsogon City, Sorsogon on Sunday and tried to rob an automatic teller machine were arrested by police in Bulan town.

Chief Inspector Pelagio Samson Jr., Bicol-police spokesman, on Monday identified the suspects as Jeorge Gentolia, a former security guard of the bank, Zaldy Espina and Danilo Lara.

Samson said the three were arrested at a house in Barangay (village) San Ramon, Bulan.

Recovered from the suspects were a grinder and bolt cutter, which they allegedly used to try breaking into the holding structure of the ATM machine, and a .38 caliber pistol.

Samson said that at around 12 midnight Sunday, one of the suspects at gunpoint took the bank’s door keys from the guard on duty, dragged the latter to the guard house and bound his hands with his belt and telephone wires.

The robbers, however, failed to break into the ATM and managed to collect only the coins inside the desk of the bank tellers.

Police said the three were arrested around 10 hours after authorities launched a manhunt.

The suspects were detained at the Sorsogon City jail.

Original post can be found here.

 

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