CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan–Two drunk robbery hold-up suspects who pose as police officers were arrested by the authorities on Tuesday.
City of Malolos Police Chief Col. Ferdinand Germino identified the suspects as Regie Garcia, 32, a factory worker and Angelo Asistin, 27, a shoe repairman both from Barangay Tikay in Cuty of Malolos.
The “duo” flagged down Mark John Contridas Butal, 23 and Ronel Rabina, 24, also both from City of Malolos on board their motorcycle at about 8:40 p.m. along Barangay Sto. Nino.
They demanded for the driver’s license of the two motorists including motorcycle documents and ordered them to follow them to the police station. But in a dark area in Barangay San Juan, the two threatened their victims using bladed weapons and announced the hold-up. They took the cash money amounting to P7,000, cellular phone, other valuables of the victims and immediately fled away.
The victims then reported the incident to the police. Immediate police response led to their arrest.
The police recovered the cash money, mobile phone and the other valuables stolen from the victims.