Bid to loot Lulu Hypermarket; Robbers arrested within minutes
Sharjah: Police arrested two Africans within minutes of their armed robbery attempt at Lulu Hypermarket in Sharjah. The incident took place at Lulu Hypermarket at Al Wahda on Thursday at 11.40 pm.
Two armed persons wearing masks attacked the employee at the cash counter and tried to loot the money. But the employee resisted until a robber attacked and injured him. By the time, another staff at the market also ran to the help of the injured employee and both resisted the robbers. Meanwhile, one of the robbers ran out of the shop.
Police arrived within minutes after the incident and nabbed the other robber who was still at the place. The one who ran out was arrested soon after, said Sharjah Director General of Police Operations Brigadier Muhammed Rashid Bayat. Police also informed that the staff who were injured in the attack were provided medical treatment.