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Police, military still after robbers armed with AK47 rifles in Aceh
uusjio | May 25, 2008 at 08:07 pmby
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"The police with the help of army soldiers and the public are still trying to find the robbers armed with five AK47 assault rifles and FN handguns, who got away into the forests in Pidie Jaya," NAD police spokesman Senior Commissioner Jodi Heryadi said here Sunday night.
The robbers attacked robbed two gold jewelry ships in Trienggadeng, 150 km east of Banda Aceh at 1:30 p.m West Indonesia time on Sunday.
The public later set fire to the Toyota Kijang car which the robbers had abandoned in a dead end near a forest in Tumpui village.
Jodi Heryadi said the six robbers were armed with five AK47 assault rifles and an FN handgun, and their heads covered.
They managed to rob the two gold merchants and got away with 2 kilograms of golden jewelry from Rizki Abadi and Setia Budi jewelry shops in Trieng Gadeng, capital of the subdistrict.
"The local villagers tried catch the robbers, when ...