Sharjah bank robbed in broad daylight

Sharjah bank robbed in broad daylight

26 Jul 2017

Masked men committed the crime yesterday

A branch of HBL bank on Al Buhairah road along the Sharjah corniche was robbed on Tuesday, July 25 at around 11AM, Sharjah Police has confirmed.

Three masked men entered the premises, wielding guns. They made their way to a teller, grabbed cash and fled the scene soon after.

The police received a call from bank representatives at 11AM and officers were dispatched th the crime scene immediately. The police began their investigation at the scene soon after, lifting fingerprints and reviewing securiy footage.

Bank employees were taken to Al Buhairah Police Station for questioning, and the bank was subsquently closed.

It has not been revealed by police how much cash was stolen.

The police are now actively searching for suspects.