Crime remains unstoppable in the region. A group of armed criminals kidnapped the administrator of the Caja Piura office of Chulucanas to force the staff to open the vault to appropriate more than a million soles. The criminals managed to overpower the guard and the workers.
This spectacular robbery occurred at 4:55 pm yesterday Monday at the Caja Piura agency, located a few meters from the Chulucanas market.
According to witnesses, the four thugs would have waited until the agency’s closing time and when there were already some clients left, they entered and kidnapped the administrator.
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Once inside, they beat and threatened to kill the security personnel, workers and the few clients who were in the place.
The thugs would have taken approximately more than a million soles in two briefcases that they removed from the vault.
It was learned that when the criminals fled so as not to create panic among passers-by and prevent them from trying to catch them, they threw several bills into the air, to the surprise of the citizens, who only managed to pick them up.
After the robbery, the Police activated the Siege Plan in Chulucanas, but at the close of this edition there were no positive results. The police are investigating the incident.