Robbers who looted Oton school in Iloilo say they don’t have money to buy rice

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 01/20/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Several robbers looted the parents-teachers association (PTA) room inside a school in Oton, Iloilo and left a note on the blackboard saying they don’t have money to buy rice for their family before managing…

Argao robbery: Two men break into pharmacy, steal P90,000 cash

Paul Lauro 12/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two men wearing black bonnets robbed a pharmacy at past 2 a.m. today, Dec. 2, in Argao town in southern Cebu and fled with P90,000 cash. Police Corporal Ariel Conde, investigator of the…

Police nab thieves who robbed patients at Naga COVID-19 isolation facility

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two thieves who reportedly stole five smartphones from five COVID-19 patients confined at an isolation center in South Poblacion in the City of Naga were arrested on Thursday, May 13, 2021.  Police Master…

PRO-7 chief: We’ll keep close watch for PDEA-7 impostor agents-robbers

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will help in monitoring reports about robbers who introduce themselves as Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) agents before robbing their victims. Police…

Robbers hit gasoline station, kill security guard, flee with P581K cash

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Unidentified gunman or gunmen shot dead a security guard and fled with more than a half million pesos in cash during a dawn robbery on July 26, 2020 of a gasoline station in…

Robbers kill 18-year-old college student, spare girlfriend in Barangay Pardo

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 03/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Thieves attacked and killed an 18-year-old male college student in a dimly-lit, hilltop portion of Barangay Pardo, Cebu City past 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Police identified the victim as James Daniel Espinosa,…

Police share Christmas holiday tips on how not to become a robbery victim

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Be vigilant and don’t give thieves and robbers an opportunity to steal from you or rob you.” This is a reminder from police to the public especially with the celebrations being held during…

MCPO eyes two suspects behind series of Holy Week robberies in Mandaue

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/22/2019

  MANDAUE CITY,  Cebu — Mandaue City Police Office (MPCO) is now going after two men who are allegedly behind the four related robbery incidents in the city over the Holy Week. Police Colonel Julian Entoma, director…

Jewelry store employees fight off robbers by wielding swords

Inquirer.net 11/28/2018

Three employees of a jewelry store in Ontario, Canada successfully fended off two intruders who attempted to rob the establishment in broad daylight — but they put up their fight with surprising weapons. The incident, which took…

Robbers took P351T room from motorcycle store in Negros Oriental

Benjie B. Talisic 05/30/2018

CEBU CITY—At least P351,000 worth of cash and cheques were taken by three armed robbers inside a store in Barangay Jugno, Amlan town, Negros Oriental on early Tuesday morning. The perpetrators broke inside Racal Motors, which sold…

Robbers hit Mabinay print shop, flee with P11K cash

Benjie B. Talisic 03/27/2018

Two robbers forcibly entered a print shop in Mabinay town in Negros Oriental and fled with P11,000 cash on Tuesday. Beverly Ruiz, 69, the owner of the Ruiz Printshoppe, reported the robbery to the police at 2…

Accountant shot by robbers near mall dies

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/27/2017

The 25-year-old accountant who was robbed and shot by two unidentified men on Friday afternoon was proclaimed dead-on-arrival at the Miller Hospital. Jennelyn Aquino, a native of Bulacan, suffered three gunshot wounds on her head and body.…

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