GEORGE TOWN: Armed robbers duo manage to get away with RM500,000 from a cash transport vehicle outside a bank in Bayan Baru, Penang today.
The incident took place at 11.15am when two men on a motorcycle intercepted security officers who were about to transfer cash into the armored security van park outside Ambank Bayan Baru.
The pillion rider kicked one of the security guards escorting the cash causing him to fall. The guard were caught off guard. One of the guards shot one of the robber’s leg but they both manage to get away with one bag of cash. The robbers then fled the scene.