P213,000 worth of jewelry, gadget stolen from 2 homes

AN ESTIMATED P213,000 worth of valuables, including jewelry and a gadget, were stolen by unidentified men from two houses in separate incidents in Bacolod City on Tuesday.

The first incident happened around 7 p.m. in Barangay Pahanocoy, where the robbers carted away valuables amounting to P17,000.

Twenty minutes later, another robbery took place in Barangay Singcang-Airport. The robbers took away jewelry, a gadget, and a wallet. The lost items totaled P196,000.

Senior Inspector Wilfredo Benoman Jr., head of Police Station 8, said the robbers passed through the windows and destroyed the doorknob of both houses.

Police, however, could not determine if the same robbers entered both houses. The names of the victims were withheld.

A hot pursuit operation is being conducted. (GYM)
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