2 suspected robbers killed in Manila police encounter | Inquirer News

2 suspected robbers killed in Manila police encounter

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 10:19 AM May 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines– Two suspected robbers were killed in a shootout with police in Ermita, Manila early Tuesday.

Police identified the suspects as Allan Damalong, 38, and Michael Dequiñon, 21.

According to initial investigation, victims Carmela Dionisio, 46, and Marvin Salcedo, 27, were walking near Natividad Lopez Street in Ermita when the suspects, who were riding a motorcycle, approached and declared the robbery at 2:36 a.m.


Officers of the Manila Police District (MPD) Station 5 led by Lt. Col. Igmedio Bernaldez were alerted of the robbery and were able to pursue the suspects.


Police officers were able to catch up with the robbers at McArthur Bridge in Liwasang Bonifacio where the shootout started and ended with the death of the two suspects.

Recovered from the suspects were two caliber. 38 revolvers, seven empty shells, two deformed slugs and the suspects’ motorcycle.

The bodies of the suspects were brought to the Archangel Funeral Parlor, police said.  (Editor: Mike U. Frialde)

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

TAGS: Crime, Ermita, hold up, Manila, Metro, News, Police, robbery

© Copyright 1997-2024 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.