2 robbers shot dead by cops in Cubao

Posted at 08/02/14 11:50 AM

MANILA - Two robbers were killed in an encounter with police along Yale corner New York Streets in Cubao before dawn on Saturday.

Cops conducting Oplan Galugad operations chanced upon the unidentified suspects just outside a computer shop at around 1 a.m.

Police said the suspects had just taken the bag of a woman inside the computer shop when they bumped into them.

Upon seeing the policemen, the suspects immediately ran away and attempted to fire shots against the authorities.

This, the cops said, prompted them to shoot the suspects. -- Reports from Zandro Ochona, dzMM; Justin Logan, ABS-CBN News