Robbers make off with RM270K after carting away ATM in Shah Alam - Malaysia Crime Infonet

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Robbers make off with RM270K after carting away ATM in Shah Alam


PETALING JAYA --- A group of robbers armed with machetes carted away part of an ATM with about RM270,000 in cash from a shop in Seksyen 17 Shah Alam on Wednesday.

The 5.40am incident saw a group of four men, break into the shop by smashing the glass with a hammer.

The men then subdued the two Bangladeshi workers at the shop before using the hammer to break open the front of the ATM .

Deputy Shah Alam OCPD Supt Nek Zaidi Zakaria said the robbers tied a rope around the safe inside the ATM and pulled it out using a lorry.

"There was about RM270,000 cash in the ATM at the time of the robbery and they also took RM700 from the cash register," he said when contacted yesterday.

He added that all the robbers had they faces covered with helmets and caps.

"The CCTV quality is poor so we were unable to capture their faces but we are working on tracking the robbers," he said.

One of the shopkeepers, who wished to be known only as Shahidu, 22, said the whole heist took only about 10 minutes.

"They left very fast," he said.


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