Ririn Nofrima | Banten-News | Crime | Tangerang Municipality
Tangerang Metro Police nabbed two members of minimarket theft gang identified as AN, 32 and YTH, 25 while stealing goods at a munimarket store in Nusajaya subdistrict, Karawaci, Tangerang municipality on Tuesday, Jan. 10.
Police officers seized a number of goods they stole from the store, including a handmade weapon they frequently used to spoke people who saw their action.
“Our officers shot one of the suspect identified as YTH to his leg for resisting arrest while another suspect identifiedas S, also the mastermind in the crime is still at large,” Tangerang Metro Police chief Sr.Comr. Harry Kurniawan said.
Harry said based on CCTV recording, the suspects managed to make off from the store with cash of Rp 16 million and three cellular phones belonging to the store’s imployees.
Penangkapan pelaku sendiri, kata Herry, berawal dari rekaman CCTV yang ada di dalam supermarket. Mereka berhasil membawa kabur tiga buah handphone milik penjaga toko dan uang tunai sebesar Rp16 juta.
“The suspects used pink helmet and wore maskers whiledoing the crime. Following reports, weimmediately tracked down the whereabouts of the suspects and found AN at his rent house in Cibodas, Cimone subdistrict, Karawaci while YTH was found in Rawalumbu, Bekasifollowing a tip off from AN,” Harry explained.
According to Harry, the suspects who ride in two motorcycles first pretended to be customers while reading the situation around the store then they held up store imloyees with the handmade weapon.