Santa Anita, Peru: Police Capture Two Members of Bank Robbery Gang

Posted on July 27, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Organized Crime, Peru, Police/Military Activity

According to the Peruvian National Police captured two members of a bank robbery gang called ‘Los Marcas de Pamplona Alta’ on Friday July 22nd when they were about to rob a bank client in Santa Anita. Police say the incident occurred at 11:45 a.m. when a bank guard noticed people acting in a suspicious manner and alerted the police. Additionally, police say there were six members of the gang in the area, but four fled the area in two vehicles, a Toyota Yaris and a Nissan truck/station wagon. Police seized one CZ Browning pistol with bullets, one loaded Jaguar revolver and duck tape from the suspects. Once taken into custody, police say the two suspects confessed to armed robbery. The head of the robbery division for police says the two suspects have been in trouble with the law before.Read Article

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