Police in Sofia on Lookout for 5 Armed Robbers

Crime | November 30, 2013, Saturday // 12:55
Police in Sofia on Lookout for 5 Armed Robbers: Police in Sofia on Lookout for 5 Armed Robbers A police investigation in the armed robbery of a pharmaceutical company in the Bulgarian capital is underway, file photo.

Police in the Bulgarian capital Sofia are on the lookout for five men, who staged a brazen armed robbery in the warehouse of a pharmaceutical company Friday evening.

According to initial police information, the men, wearing masks, have managed to take at gunpoint a substantial amount of money, between BGN 50 000 and BGN 85 000, as different local media have reported different amounts. They drove away in a black SUV. At least one of them had a machine gun.

The warehouse is located in a southern district near the intersection of Simeonovsko Shosse and the Sofia beltway. No one has been injured

The owner company, Libra AG, is an affiliate of a large German holding.

A police investigation is underway.

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