Goldsmith Shop Robbers Escaped with RM1 Million of Jewellery

14 December 2007
Petaling Jaya

Three men wearing crash helmets stormed into a Poh Hong goldsmith shop in Sungai Buloh yesterday at 8:45pm when the owner was closing shop and got away with RM1 million worth of jewellery. They fired several shots and a security guard was hit in the right leg at the shop along Jalan A/63 Bandar Baru Sungai Buloh.

The robbers, who were also wearing masks and armed with sledgehammers, got away on two motorcycles. The heist lasted four minutes.

Police found the sledgehammers and a pistol at the shop.

The 34-year-old guard has been warded at the Sungai Buloh Hospital.

The Star Online – Three cart away RM1m in jewellery
<URL:http://www.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2007/12/14/nation/19767630&sec=nation>

New Straits Times – Guard shot in RM1m raid on goldsmith
<URL:http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Friday/National/2109368/Article/index_html>

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