Cop, pal held-up and robbed-A A +A
Thursday, October 11, 2012
TWO people, including a policeman, were held up and robbed by two gunmen in an Internet café in a west coast village in Zamboanga City, the police reported.
The police said the incident took place around 9:10 p.m. Wednesday in the village of Upper Calarian.
The victims were identified as Police Officer 1 (PO1) Jonathan Santos, who is assigned with the 9th Regional Public Safety Battalion, and Ryan Benedicto.
Investigation showed that the victims were inside an Internet café, owned by Santos, when two unidentified men riding tandem on a motorcycle arrived and at gunpoint declared the heist, the police said.
One of the two suspects was armed with a caliber .45 pistol while the other one with caliber .38 revolver, the police added.
The suspects sped to unknown direction after they divested the victims of cash and valuables, the police said. (Bong Garcia)