Bank of Communications

Bank robbery suspect held

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 17 March, 2002, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 17 March, 2002, 12:00am

Police have arrested a man, 23, in connection with an attempted bank robbery in Yuen Long. The suspect entered the Bank of Communications branch in Tai Fung Street at 12.50pm and passed a piece of paper to a teller saying he had a pistol. The branch manager rang the alarm and the suspect fled. He was arrested nearby.