Police chase two gunmen who stole $113,000 in Ankara
ANKARA – Anadolu AgencyPolice are hunting two armed robbers in the capital Ankara who escaped with 400,000 Turkish Liras ($113,000) in cash as it was being transferred to an ATM early on Aug. 9.
The incident occurred in Ankara’s Yenimahalle district, where two armed suspects apprehended security guards who were on duty transferring cash from a bank to an ATM.
The suspects put the security guards with plastic handcuffs and locked them to the ATM after taking the keys from them. They then escaped on foot.
Police confirmed that the robbers held pump-action shotguns to the heads of security guards in the OSTIM industrial area of the Yenimahalle district.
Police officers are now searching for a black automobile and a motorcycle, which are suspected of having been used by lookouts during the robbery.
Security camera footage from the ATM is also being scrutinized by detectives.