2 Police Officers Arrested Following Robbery Of Convenience Store In PJ

A woman in a police vest picked up several items from the store and walked away without paying for them.

Cover image via Harian Metro & Utusan Malaysia

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Two police officers have been linked to the robbery at a convenience store in Petaling Jaya

According to Harian Metro, the incident took place around 7am on Sunday, 14 March.

In total, four suspects, including two policemen and a woman, have been arrested following the crime.

Image via Harian Metro

During the robbery, a woman wearing a police vest entered the store and picked up some cigarettes, a lighter, and some sweets.

She then left in a police patrol car without paying for any of the items.

Petaling Jaya district police chief ACP Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal told theSundaily that the employee manning the cash register demanded payment from the woman.

The items are worth RM140.30.

However, the suspect said that her superior would arrive in an hour to settle the payment. She then fled the scene in a Honda Civic which was a police patrol car.

Petaling Jaya district police chief ACP Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal.

Image via Utusan Malaysia

The two policemen arrested on suspicion of being involved in the case are from the Dang Wangi district police headquarters

They were apprehended on the same day of the incident at 5pm. The two are aged 31 and 38.

Following interrogation, the woman, a 36-year-old, and a fourth suspect, a 27-year-old man, were arrested.

Nik Ezanee noted that the woman has past criminal records for seven cases and another for a drug-related case. Meanwhile, the fourth suspect has 13 past records for crimes and drug-related cases.

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