6 armed men rob restaurant in Malaysia of $9,700

PETALING JAYA - About six men armed with machetes stormed a restaurant in Taman Melawati, Ampang Saturday and escaped with about RM30,000 (S$9,700) in cash and valuables.

The men, all wearing full-faced helmets, showed up on three motorcycles outside the restaurant at about 9.30pm.

Ampang Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Hamzah Alias said the group rushed into the outlet and raided the cash register and robbed eight people who were in the restaurant.

He said the robbery took place quickly and no one was able to record the license plate numbers of the motorcycles.

He said police would be checking the CCTV footage for clues on the robbers' identities.

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