x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Female employee attacked with stun gun as thieves hit safe

Three men have been arrested in attack of woman and theft of $500,000.

DUBAI // Two men used a stun gun to attack a female manager and steal $500,000 from the company safe, police said yesterday.

The men attacked the woman at the company in Naif at about 11am on Tuesday, and tied her up with a phone cable before breaking into the safe.

Police said they arrested three men within eight hours of the raid after questioning one of the company's employees. Two of the men were caught in a hotel room. All three are from Russia and have been transferred to the public prosecution.

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