Published: Thursday September 20, 2012 MYT 12:04:00 AM
Armed masked men rob goldsmith
By STEVEN CHIEW
KUALA LUMPUR: Three men, armed with two pistols and hammer, robbed a goldsmith shop at Taman Sri Selayang.
The three masked men rushed into the shop and escaped with RM10,000 worth of gold in the 6pm robbery on Wednesday.
It is learnt that the store did not have any security guard.
Gombak deputy OCPD Supt Rosly Hassan said the robbers smashed the glass display cabinet with hammer to get the gold items.
They threatened the shop owner and her sister at gunpoint, took away few gold bracelets and fled in a Perodua Kancil.
The shop owner's son M. Rajesh, 37, said only his mother and aunt had been in the shop during the robbery.
This was the first time the shop had been robbed since started business two years ago, he said when met at the scene.
The CCTV installed in the shop had recorded the whole incident, he added.