3 robbers killed in Nueva Vizcaya hit-and-run

Posted at 01/17/13 4:14 PM

MANILA -- Three suspected robbers were killed after they were run over by a vehicle while allegedly trying to evade police authorities in Nueva Vizcaya Wednesday night.

Police Senior Inspector Gerald Gamboa said the three suspects, two of them identified as Richard Agne and Jack Balsita, robbed businesswoman Liwanag de Castro of cash amounting to P300,000 in Bayombong.

He said authorities were conducting pursuit operations against the suspects when a vehicle suddenly struck them.

The three were rushed to the hospital but were declared dead on arrival.

Meanwhile, authorities are still clueless on the identity of the driver of the vehicle. -- Report from Rachel Itchon, dzMM