Pawnshop robbers grab P500 from customer

Posted at 04/02/14 6:47 PM

MANILA - Three men who attempted to rob a pawnshop in Valenzuela City had to settle for P500 loot seized from a customer after the alarm went off.

According to Valenzuela Police Chief Supt. Eric Armamento, the three suspects tried to rob a Villarica Pawnshop branch in McArthur Highway.

However, the cashier immediately set off the alarm, causing the suspects to panic.

They hastily went out of the shop, taking only P500 from a customer.

The unidentified suspects fled in a taxi.

Initial investigation showed that the suspects used a calibre .38 gun. -- report from Robert Mano, DZMM