x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Five arrested for Ajman cash grab

The men have confessed to robbing a bank customer who had just withdrawn a bag of money.

Five Arab men were arrested in Ajman on suspicion of targeting and robbing bank customers.

The arrest came after a local bank customer returned to his car to find his window smashed in and the bag of money he had just withdrawn from the bank missing.

Abdullah Saif Al Matroushi, the director of CID at Ajman Police, said they formed a team of investigators and managed to identify the five thieves who were arrested.

All five confessed to their crimes, he said, and had been referred to prosecutors.

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