Date: 12 June 2013, Time: 3pm
Location: Islamic Bank at Dataran Cendekiawan UiTM Shah Alam
A robbery attempt was apprehended and beaten up by the public after he tried to force a woman to surrender her valuables with a knife yesterday.
The incident happened around 3pm at the Islamic Bank near Dataran Cendekiawan UiTM when a 22-year-old woman felt a knife being pressed against her back as she was about to withdraw her money.
The victim, Neily Syafiqah Mohamed Eusoff told the police officer that the suspect demanded for her belongings and money, but she had to put up a fight and was able to apprehend the suspect with the assistance of several pedestrian who had responded to her shouts for help.
The 25-year-old suspect was given a dose of street justice by those at the scene before he was handed over to the police, who brought him to the Klang General Hospital for treatment before detaining him in the lock up pending further investigation.