Bank teller robbed in Tagbilaran street

A 24-year-old woman lost two smartphones and other valuable items to a lone male suspect who held her at gunpoint in a street robbery along B. Inting Street in Tagbilaran City on Thursday night.

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Authorities identified the victim as Sheiza Marie Gallego, a bank teller for a BDO branch in the city and a native of Barangay Panaytayon in Tubigon.

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According to Gallego, she was walking towards her boarding house at around 7:30 p.m. when the still unidentified suspect suddenly approached her from behind.

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The suspect then allegedly grabbed her shoulder bag which contained a Samsung J7 Prime phone, an IPhone 6, credit card, savings card, bank book and a voter’s identification card.

Gallego said that she attempted to stop the robber but he pulled out his pistol and pointed it at her head.

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She immediately let go of her bag out of fear while the suspect fled on board a motorcycle.

The Tagbilaran City police’s theft and robbery section has been tasked to conduct a follow-up investigation on the case. (Weli Maestrado)



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