On Monday night, the Popular Bank of Alajuela was the victim of an assault, as was confirmed by officers of the Armed Forces.
5 men entered the bank tellers area and gagged employees.
At the time of the assault, the metal shutters were closed but the attackers found an easy access point at the ATM.
The men escaped in a vehicle – a red Mazda. Now the authorities are conducting operations to track down the assailants.
The suspects attacked the bank security, removing the weapons and causing panic in the bank.
It transcends the sum stolen was 60 to 90 million colones, the police had not arrested those responsible for making this million dollar bank robbery.