Man arrested after attempting to rob money exchange shop in Amman

Jordan

Published: 2019-09-12 16:06

Last Updated: 2019-09-12 17:10


Man arrested after attempting to rob money exchange shop in Amman
Man arrested after attempting to rob money exchange shop in Amman
Roya News Source

Personnel of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) managed to arrest a person who attempted to rob a money exchange shop in Marj Al Hamam area of Amman, spokesman for the Public Security Directorate (PSD) said in a statement on Thursday, September 12, 2019.

The statement added that the Southern Amman Police received a report about a person who entered an exchange shop in Marj Al-Hamam area, attempted to rob cash and threatened to fire gunshots.

However, citizens and a CID member, who were present at the scene, thwarted the man's robbery attempt, nabbed him, and seized a plastic pistol, an electric stick, and a gas canister in his possession, the spokesperson explained, adding that an investigation was launched with the suspect.