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Gunmen rob SOCOTECO sub office of P268K, guard's gun

Local News • 01:10 AM Sun Sep 13, 2015
Edwin Fernandez and DXOM-AM Radyo Bida

TUPI, South Cotabato– The South Cotabato police have launched a manhunt against two men, whose facial identification were clearly captured by the CCTV, after they robbed the South Cotabato electric cooperative collection office.Senior Supt. Jose Briones, South Cotabato provincial police director, said the suspects barged inside the sub office ofSouth Cotabato Electric Cooperative (SOCOTECO-II) in Purok 5, Barangay Poblacion, Tupi, South Cotabato.Once inside, they disarmed the lone lady security guard of her 9mm pistoland declared holdup. They then siphoned the day's collection at the office safety vault, including personal valuables of employees such as mobile phones and wallets.Citing reports from Tupi PNP,Briones said the suspects fled with P268,000 cash.Police have used the CCTV footage in running after the suspects.

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