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Police hunt armed men behind jewelry store robbery

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, June 17 2019   /  01:06 am

Three special teams have been established to find the armed men believed to be behind the robbery of a jewelry store in Balaraja, Tangerang regency in Banten that cost nearly Rp 2 billion (US$139,310) in losses.Tangerang Police chief Sr. Comr. Sabilul Alif said the teams aimed to hunt down the alleged perpetrators.“We have formed three special teams to chase the perpetrators to several regions,” he said on Sunday as reported by tribunnews.com, adding that he was leading one of the teams.He declined to disclose the areas targeted as they were part of the investigation.“We have identified the perpetrators,” he said.The police have moved swiftly with the case as it gained public attention following a viral video of the alleged robbery. The video showed the CCTV recording of the store where the two alleged robbers stole various pieces of jewelry from the display counter.The incident ...