Naharnet

Gunman Robs $17,000 from Byblos Bank in Jnah

An armed gunman robbed on Saturday Byblos Bank's Jnah branch in Beirut, reported the National News Agency.

It said that the gunman, dressed in from head to toe in black, entered the bank, robbed it at gunpoint, and fled to an unknown location.

Voice of Lebanon radio (100.5) said he fled on motorbike to the Bir Hassan neighborhood in Beirut.

In December, the Military Tribunal charged 12 people with robbing a number of banks and the attempted murder of a soldier and two judges.

Al-Joumhouria newspaper reported in September that the bank robbery network had a list to target several politicians and officials.


Copyright © 2012 Naharnet.com. All Rights Reserved. http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/74937