2 men in delivery van robbery hunted

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Friday, February 14, 2014


POLICE are hunting down men who were behind a robbery of a delivery van in Barangay Angalan in Tugbok, Davao City on Wednesday afternoon.

Members of the Tugbok police are looking for two men -- the driver described as 5’7” tall and slim built, wearing helmet, eyeglasses and yellow jacket marked with motorade and paired with pants; and the back rider described as 5’4” tall and medium built, wearing a black jacket.

The victims were identified as Kevin Mercado Sy, 22, a salesman, of Barangay Cabantian in Buhangin; and Roberto Wasay Madiloso, 38, a driver, of Pag-ibig Homes in Buhangin in Davao City.

Record from the police showed that the incident happened around 2:20 p.m. of February 12 at Purok 6 in Barangay Angalan after the van arrived at the Mery Store owned by Mery Baer Jala.

Based on the investigation conducted by Police Officer 2 Felix Pabroa Jr. of Tugbok police, the two victims were about to give their products to the store when the men on board a Honda Wave motorcycle arrived. The back rider then pointed .38 caliber pistol to the victims and declared holdup.

The driver of the motorcycle also pointed his gun while the back rider took the P18,000 cash collection of the victims.

The men fled toward Barangay Balingaeng in Tugbok while the victims went to the police station to report the incident. (ICT)

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on February 14, 2014.

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