2 robbery suspects killed in clash with cops in Bulacan
SAN ILDEFONSO, BULACAN—Two robbery suspects were killed in a clash with police here on Tuesday (Jan. 28) evening.
Col. Emma Libuano, Bulacan police chief, said the slain suspects, still unidentified, clashed with policemen at the village of Sumandig past 11 p.m. on Tuesday.
Investigators said policemen chased the motorcycle-riding suspects who, at gunpoint, took a Yamaha Mio motorcycle from their victim at another village in this town.
Recovered from the slain suspects were .38-caliber revolvers and two motorcycles they allegedly stole. Also found were shells for 9 mm pistol.
Bulacan Gov. Daniel Fernando and Central Luzon Police Director Brig. Gen. Rhodel Sermonia had asked local police to solve the increasing number of crimes perpetrated by motorcycle-riding assailants.
In recent days, among those killed by motorcycle-riding gunmen were former Pandi Vice Mayor Oscar Marquez and Mauro Capistrano, a village chief.
Edited by TSB
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