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Sunday August 24, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Sunday August 24, 2014 MYT 8:19:44 AM
by nicholas cheng
KUALA LUMPUR: Five fat robbers stole RM900,000 worth of gold from a jewellery store in Taman Connaught here.
The robbers, who wore ski masks and armed with three sledgehammers and what appeared to be a pistol, burst into the shop at 12.30pm yesterday, which is situated on the first floor of a hypermarket.
Police said one of the “chubby framed” men pointed a gun at the two workers in the shop.
The other four men smashed the glass counters and cleared 20 trays of gold jewellery during the three-minute heist.
“After that, they got into a car which was waiting outside the hypermarket. The driver was also wearing a ski mask. The six suspects sped off towards Petaling Jaya.
“We have obtained the closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage of the robbery and are working on tracking the vehicle the suspects were last seen in,” said Cheras acting OCPD Supt Abd Rahim Hamzah Othman.
To a question, Supt Abd Rahim said the men were believed to be Malaysians and appeared to be gempal (fat).
He said there were no guards at the time of the robbery, adding that the store had depended on the security provided by the hypermarket to ward off robbers.
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