16.08.2011 16.Aw-Elul, 5771
Bank robber opens fire on guard during heist; gunman flees on motorbike; police mobilized, using helicopter to find suspect.
A security guard was shot dead during a heist of a branch of Bank Hapoalim in town of Be’er Ya’acov, between Ness Ziona and Ramle, on Monday evening.
Police said an initial investigation found that the security guard tried to prevent the robbery from going ahead and “paid for his efforts with his life.”
An eye witness said the guard was shot twice as he attempted to protect members of the public from the armed robber….