Army Detains Man who Stormed Byblos Bank in Sidon, Demanding LL1 Mln

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The army detained on Saturday a citizen after he entered Byblos Bank in the southern city of Sidon, demanding employees to hand him over LL1 million.

According to the National News Agency, Ahmed al-Err threatened staff with a knife before an army patrol arrived at the scene and arrested him.

The army transferred al-Err to Mohammed Zogheib barracks, where he was questioned.

The news agency reported that investigations revealed that the man suffers from epilepsy.

Comments 7
Thumb primesuspect 15 December 2012, 13:30

Yesterday I read that the Fneish assassin got arrested thanks to this government [an absurdity] then, the bank robber got arrested thanks to the Hariri clan that controls Sidon. How Immature is such a conclusion,,, isn't it moowaten?

Thumb primesuspect 15 December 2012, 13:40

¡Salud, absolutely!

Missing helicopter 15 December 2012, 16:49

Apparently the man can not afford a better weapon and a motorcycle, so catching him was easier. Lucky for the authorities he was not trained by the pros.

Missing justlebanese 15 December 2012, 16:56

we3to hal malion alla la yekser 7ada walla zalame metwade3 be talabo 8ayro neheb l balad wma 7ada be2elo waynak

Default-user-icon OMAR EL SOLH (Guest) 15 December 2012, 17:26

you people are stupid, because u still can't admit that in a population there are people who are suffering from mental illness and these people can commit a crime without being conscious of it , and you also do not know that the Lebanese Army is the only institution that cannot be manipulated by politics and does whatever it needs to do.
I appreciate the fact that the Army investigates before accusing someone of felony but i hope someday the Army will have higher ties with N.G.O.'s that can help people with special needs and mental illness and that it could cooperate to send those people to specialized centers.
YOU PEOPLE SHOULD COMMENT LOGICALLY NOT THROW YOUR ANGER AT EVERYONE maybe smoke a joint it will help you relax go to amsterdam chill out and look at our country in a bright way.

Thumb whyaskwhy 16 December 2012, 09:49

Lol its a shame our politicians dont have the same standards, they would not be happy with stealing a mere 1MM leb pounds! loool

Missing peace 16 December 2012, 11:59

steal one million LL you go to jail, steal millions of $ you are elected in parliament...
it s called the lebanese law!