A Bank Robbery in Udugampola aborted

Tuesday, 28 May 2019 - 14:15


Police have launched an investigation to take into custody three persons who arrived to carry out a robbery at a state bank in Udugampola – Gampaha.

The Police Media Spokesman’s office said that an attempt made by these individuals who had arrived on a motorcycle this morning armed with sharp weapons to rob the bank had proved futile.

When they had entered the Bank and tried to rob it, the Security Guard had attempted to shoot them.

The Police said that at this moment, the robbers had fled towards Naiwala.

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