IPOH: The police have arrested four men after they robbed a 24-hour convenience store in Taman Gemilang Timur on Feb 12, said Ipoh OCPD Assistant Commissioner Sum Chang Keong.
“After escaping in a Proton Iswara, they were nabbed after police raided a house located a few kilometres away from the convenience store at 4.30pm on the same day,” said ACP Sum.
The robbery happened at 2.28am on Feb 12.
“They took away RM446 in cash and eight boxes of cigarettes. We also seized seven parangs, two handphones and the Proton Iswara they used to stage their escape during the robbery,” he said.
ACP Sum added that the group – aged between 16 and 26 years old – were rookies with no criminal record.
He also said that the police detained two other men on the same day, adding that the two men were actively breaking into vehicles and stealing valuables along Jalan Laxamana here.
The two men are aged 25 and 26 years old.
“The suspects have been active for two years around Ipoh, and we have found five more similar cases linked to them during our investigations,” said ACP Sum.