2 nabbed after posing as cops, robbing motorists in Bulacan
CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan — Two men were arrested on Tuesday (Aug. 9) after they posed as policemen and staged a robbery hold-up in City of Malolos.
Col. Ferdinand Germino, chief of Malolos Police, identified the suspects as Regie Garcia, 32, a factory worker; and Angelo Asistin, 27, a shoe repairman, both from Barangay Tikay in Malolos.
Germino said the suspects flagged down the motorcycle of their victims, identified as Mark John Contridas Butal, 23, and Ronel Rabina, 24, in Barangay Sto. Niño at 8:40 p.m.
The suspects then asked the victims to show a driver’s license and other documents before they were ordered to go with them to the police station.
But in a dark area in Barangay San Juan, the suspects declared a hold-up and pointed a bladed weapon to the victims.
Police said the suspects then took the victims’ cash worth P7,000, cellular phones, and other belongings.
The victims reported the incident to the police, who immediately captured the suspects.
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