Friday, 25 May 2012

Woman dies in shootout at bank branch

Ambulance crew screening off the
bus stop where the woman was
SEVILLA (Agencies) A woman died after being caught in crossfire between robbers and Local Police. The incident began at about 8.40 this morning when the police surprised two men trying to hold up a branch of Banca Cívica in San Juan de Aznalfarache. When they tried to escape, the robbers began shooting at the police, during which Concepción Barreiro, about 50, who was waiting at a bus stop with her daughter but got caught up in the cross fire. Local sources she lived on the same street as the bank, and took care of a quadriplegic son and her 90 year old mother. The National Police have announced that the robbers have been detained, one of whom is seriously wounded in the chest and has been taken to hospital. NP sources say that the robbers had held up the same branch but were never caught.

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