Bank robbery bid foiled in Oachira
Kollam: A robbery attempt took place on Monday early morning at a bank branch in Oachira in Kollam. A bid to steal cash at the Oachira South India Bank branch at 2.55 am was foiled by the security men and according to preliminary reports, no money was lost.
The masked robbers had cut the window grills and entered inside the bank. Though they opened the draw at the cash counter, they could not find any money.
When the robbers tried to damage the CCTV, an alarm signal installed to the server in Ernakulam alerted the bank officials. Immediately the bank informed the security personnel of the branch. When the security men reached the bank, the robbers fled the place through the window which was broken open. A mobile phone considered to be of the robbers, was found from inside the bank. The police have reached the place and are conducting investigation.