Tuesday January 8, 2013
Man falls through ceiling while escaping after holding up family
By YEE XIANG YUN
NUSAJAYA: Three robbers who held up a 46-year-old woman and her sons tried to flee by climbing onto a house's ceiling when a police motorcycle patrol unit arrived at the scene.
However, one of the suspects carrying a bag of loot, fell through the ceiling when the policemen rushed into the house in Taman Bukit Indah at around 3.30pm on Jan 4.
Nusajaya OCPD Supt Noor Hashim Mohamed said that the robbers, believed to be in a group of five, had earlier arrived at the victim's house in two cars.
He said two policemen were patrolling the area and noticed that the front gates were open while the two cars outside had incomplete licence plates.
“The officers approached the vehicle to check on the drivers but they sped off, leaving their three accomplices in the house,” he said here yesterday.
Supt Noor Hashim said at the same time, one of the victims, in his 20s, ran out of the house shouting for help.
He said the burglars were fleeing when one of them fell through the ceiling and injured himself.
“The parang-wielding man bruised the back of his head and has been sent for treatment,” Supt Noor said.
Supt Noor Hashim said the victims were unhurt and the stolen items including RM890 in cash, a laptop, gold jewellery, watches and mobile phones were recovered.
Police are looking for C. Kalaisel-van, 21, of No. 238, Jalan Cahaya 6, Taman Cahaya, Kampar, Perak, to assist in the case.