GOMBAK: Armed robbers escaped with RM500,000 worth of jewellery after robbing a goldsmith shop in a supermarket here on Friday (June 21).
Gombak OCPD Asst Comm Samsor Maarof said that the incident occurred in Rawang.
Investigations showed that four men wearing helmets stormed into the shop with hammers and an object believed to be a firearm.
"They smashed the display cases and ran off with the jewellery. At the time, the shop was manned by three employees including a security guard," he said.
It is known that the guard was only armed with a baton at the time.The case is being investigated under Section 395 and 397 of the Penal Code for gang robbery.
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