A new theft, almost one out of a movie, was reported in Medellin. Two criminals arrived on a motorcycle and drove off to rob two men who were drinking at a commercial establishment in the Laurels neighborhood. One of them reached out and threatened one of the victims to hand over whatever he had in his hands.
A video already going viral on social networks captured the moment a girl, aged two to three, was nearly missed in the middle of the gunfire. Luckily, one of the other people at the site managed to rescue her and carry her away from the establishment.
In another part of the clip, a woman is seen who was at another table and immediately, when she saw the subject with the shotgun, she threw herself on the floor. Also, the two men who had been robbed got up from their chairs and were about to run, but The criminals started shooting at the floor and this prevented them from escaping. One of them managed to steal the jewellery.
“A gold bracelet and a ring were snatched from the victim. Quadrant arrives to carry out the quest task. However, we did not receive any complaint from the citizen and subsequently a search was launched. Through the information system of 123 we find the identity of this motorcycle, therefore, it is an investigation process,” said Lieutenant Juan Carlos Guerrero, commander of the Laureles Police Station.
The preferred time for thieves is when people are returning home from their daily work, considering that, based on a report prepared by researchers at the Metropolitan Technological Institute of Medellin, the time when most complaints are received However, they occur between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm, as also reported extensively on social networks.
71% of complaints filed with authorities state that victims were approached by criminals while they were on foot. The most commonly used practices are robbery, extortion and tickling. However, it occurs more frequently on public roads, Medellin metro stations and commercial establishments.
In another case, thieves almost died
What was an attempted robbery almost ended in a true tragedy. Two suspected thieves nearly die, a millionaire gets away with being the victim of a heist.
It was clear in a video how the driver reacted when he saw the alleged criminals with firearms on file so he could stop the vehicle and take his valuables. However, in his quick reaction, he hurled the car at her. Miraculously the thieves were saved.
The events occurred at 5:30 pm on December 22, along Carrera 52 on 25th Street, near the Comfenalco, Guayabal sector. As soon as the young man reached the criminals. The motorcycle speeds off and impales one of the riders and others who had nothing to do with the robbery.
The vehicle overturned and the victim exited one of the car doors without serious injury. Then, the two alleged thieves fled on one of the motorcycles and the other one was left behind. Minutes later, a police uniform arrived and the man told the officers that he was going to be the victim of a robbery, so he made the decision.
And it is that most of the residents assure that they are tired of insecurity and the little reaction of the authorities to counteract this crime, which daily takes away the peace of mind of hundreds of people and their belongings. In most cases, of great value.