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Trà Vinh robbery suspect arrested

Update: May, 08/2017 - 09:00
The suspect Lê Lâm Hưng. - VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Hòa
Viet Nam News

TRÀ VINH - Trà Vinh Province police arrested a suspected bank robber on Saturday after ten days of investigation.

The arrested man is Lê Lâm Hưng, 29, from Khoái Châu District of northern Hưng Yên Province. He lives in Duyên Hải town of Trà Vinh Province and works as an electrical engineer at the Duyên Hải 3 thermal power plant management board.

He confessed that he robbed the bank alone on the afternoon of April 26. The case is being further investigated.

The man parked a motorbike without number plates at the Vietcombank branch in Trà Vinh Province, pointed a gun at bank employees and demanded cash. He was given about VNĐ1.6 billion (US$69,500) and nearly $36,000.

The Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Đồng Văn Lâm decided to present merit certificates and VNĐ50 million ($2,230) to the robbery task force. - VNS


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