The robbery inside the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City on Sunday night was de ja vu for the management of the SM Supermalls, bringing back memories of the jewelry store heists also in SM malls and in the same jewelry store chain. But this time, the robbers used pipe wrenches instead of hammers, the signature weapons of the group tagged by the police as the “Martilyo Gang.”
By Julie M. Aurelio
Of the four armed “mall rats,” only two got caught. This was the result of the test conducted on Friday by the Quezon City Police District on the security force of one of the shopping malls in the city, an exercise prompted by the Jan. 26 robbery at another mall where an armed group was able to sneak past the guards.
By Totel V. de Jesus
To ensure safety of shops and shoppers, mall owners should install more sensors in entry points, INQUIRER.net survey results said Thursday.
By Penelope P. Endozo
Police officials conducted security checks on two malls in Quezon City after a shooting incident in a mall in the area left two people dead. Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director Chief Superintendent George Regis spearheaded the spot checks on security measures being implemented at Trinoma Mall and SM North Edsa. Last week, a woman [...]