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Daylight robbery occurs at Agribank Thai Binh
Wednesday,  1/23/2019, 17:54 

Daylight robbery occurs at Agribank Thai Binh

The Saigon Times Daily

The scene of the bank robbery in Vu Tien Commune, Vu Thu District, Thai Binh Province - PHOTO: NGUOI LAO DONG ONLINE

HCMC – Police in Vu Thu District in the northern province of Thai Binh have reportedly launched an investigation into a bank robbery that took place this afternoon at a branch of Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) in the district’s Vu Tien Commune, with some VND200 million stolen.

Tran Minh Tuan, chairman of the commune, today confirmed to Tuoi Tre Online that he was notified of the robbery while he was attending a meeting.

According to preliminary information, the number of suspects involved in the robbery remains unknown. One suspect managed to escape the police, and only a knife was discovered at the crime scene.

Phan Thi Tuyet Trinh, director of the State Bank’s branch in the province, stated that her staff members were urged to work with the provincial agencies and Agribank at the scene.

No one was harmed, but the suspect stole a pack of some VND200 million and managed to escape, Trinh said.

The robbed bank office had to shut down temporarily to serve the investigation.

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