Men tried to steal money – level 3

Men tried to steal money – level 3

15-03-2013 06:00

It could be described as the definition of daylights robbery. In the middle of a baking hot day in Sydney, three armed men attempted to rob an armoured van but enjoyed little success.

Amateur footage taken by an eye witness from across the street caught the suspected criminals red-handed.

Shots were fired by the burglars, injuring one of two security guards on duty but the security personnel held firm and refused to hand over any money to the armed men. The robbers were forced to flee the scene in a car driven by a fourth man without any cash. Police are now hunting for the quartet.

Interesting words: armoured (protected by a special cover),red-handed (when committing crime), firm (strong), flee (leave very quickly), quarter (four people).

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