ARMED ROBBERY AT NATIONAL BANK IN CYPRUS SQUARE - RHODES CITY
At the moment a strong police force of all units of our city has launched a manhunt all over the area of Rhodes and neighbouring places like Ixia and Iallysos, public roads and harbor and airport to identify and arrest the criminals who fled after robbing the National Bank in Cyprus Square - Rhodes City at noon this afternoon.
At noon today two unidentified men, wearing black helmets and holding a weapon, entered the bank shouting "robbery" forcing dozens of clients and staff to lie down on the floor...
Under the threat of a weapon, actually used for shooting in the air, they managed to remove about 25,000 - 30,000 euros.
After this the perpetrators left the bank and stepped on the motorcycle with which they had come, when a woman who works in the opposite shop recognized the vehicle that belonged to her husband that was stolen this morning.
The woman cried, causing a reaction of the offenders, who fled with great speed on the motorcycle, shooting in the air.
The Police chased the robbers to the area of the park and identified the machine as well as the car with which the perpetrators allegedly attempted to escape, two weapons ( one fake) and a bag of money.
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