Armed robbery at Western Union branch in Ubi; suspect at large, no one injured

Armed robbery at Western Union branch in Ubi; suspect at large, no one injured
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A Western Union bank outlet at Block 301 Ubi Avenue was robbed of over $2,000 at 10.50am earlier today (Aug 1).

According to the police, the suspect was armed with a knife and had forced an employee to hand over more than $2,000, before fleeing on foot.

The staff was not injured and no other person was inside the branch at the time of the incident.

The suspect, who is still at large, was wearing a white helmet, black jacket and dark-coloured long pants.

Stomp reader Roger contributed photos of the scene and said he saw four police patrol cars there.

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Police investigations are ongoing.

Anyone with information is requested to call the Police Hotline at 1800-255-0000 or submit information online at www.police.gov.sg/iwitness.

All information will be kept strictly confidential.

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