Robbery at gunpoint at jewellery showroom in Mukkam
Kozhikode: In a daring robbery, three men decamped with 15 gold bangles from a jewellery showroom after threatening the staff at gun point at Mukkam, here in the district on Saturday.
The staff overpowered one of the robbers while three managed to run away from the spot. The robbery took place at Shanthi jewellery at Omassery in Mukkam. Staff said the four men belonged other states.
The staff were busy closing down the showroom around 7.30 pm when the robbers barged in. They threatened the staff by pointing a gun and demanded to part with the gold. While the four men tried to leave the spot after grabbing what they could, some of the staff managed to overpower one of the robbers. Two of the staff sustained injuries during the melee. Meanwhile, the other three robbers managed to escape.
Preliminary assessments have revealed that the robbers took away around 15 gold bangles. The robber, who was caught by the staff was unconscious and he has been taken to a hospital. On information, police and other officials came to the spot and held inquiries. Further investigation is on.