Cops seeking armed home invaders seen in viral video

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  • Wednesday, 24 Jul 2019

KUALA LANGAT: Police are looking for several armed suspects following a robbery, CCTV footage of which went viral on social media.

In the three-minute and 39-second video, eight people can be seen lounging in the hall watching TV and seated at a table having a chat when three masked men armed machetes enter the house in Bandar Saujana Putra here.

The suspects then brandish their machetes and force all eight victims, aged between 12 and 70, into a room.

Kuala Langat OCPD Supt Azizan Tukiman said that the investigation has revealed that six suspects were involved in the robbery which occurred at 9.41pm on Tuesday (July 23).

"The suspects came to the house in a car and three of them scaled a brick wall surrounding the house.

"They tied up seven victims in a room downstairs.

Another woman was taken upstairs and told to hand over all their jewellery and valuables, which she complied with," he said when contacted on Wednesday (July 24).

He added that the victims lost over RM30,000 in total to the robbers.

"No one was hurt in the robbery. The victims managed to free themselves and asked a neighbour for help once the suspects left the scene.

"We dusted the house for prints but could not find any as the suspects were wearing gloves," he said.

Supt Azizan said police were now looking for leads on the suspects and urged anyone with information on the case to contact the police hotline at 03-2052 9999 or visit the nearest police station.

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