Armed assailants attack armoured cash transporter with bazooka

2015-12-13 17:02


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Dortmund - German police were on Sunday searching for assailants armed with automatic rifles and a rocket launcher, who attacked an armoured cash transporter in the western city of Dortmund.

Several robbers threatened the employees in the transporter on Saturday evening and opened the vehicle from the outside, police said.

There were no injuries during the robbery. It was not immediately clear if the attackers had made off with any cash.

The gang fled the scene in two cars which were later found abandoned in a street.

The public prosecutor said on Sunday that there was still no trace of the gang.

At the beginning of the week, an armed gang of four had attacked a parked cash transporter in Berlin. Two of the attackers pushed a male security guard back into the vehicle when he opened the sliding door on Monday evening.

The quartet stole several bags of cash and fled the scene.

An attempted robbery from a cash transporter in Berlin at the end of November failed.

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