Armed robbers hit 2 convenience stores in Rizal province
LUCENA CITY—Armed men held up and robbed early Tuesday, August 9, two convenience stores in Rizal province.
The Police Regional Office 4-A reported that four unidentified male robbers armed with handguns attacked around 2:20 a.m. the Alfamart minimart branch in Barangay Tayuman in Binangonan town.
The thieves took P8,000 from the store’s cash register and three cellular phones, then escaped aboard two motorcycles.
Earlier at 2 a.m. in Morong town, two armed men and four others declared a holdup at a 7-11 store in Barangay San Juan.
The robbers emptied the cash register machine of money, allegedly totaling P20,000. The thieves also took two mobile phones and phone cards with a still-undetermined amount.
The malefactors escaped towards Cardona town using three motorcycles.
The police are conducting follow-up operations to identify and arrest the robbers.
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