A man who attempted to rob a Bangkok branch of Siam Commercial Bank with a toy gun got the taste of real bullets this morning.
As he shouted, “Everybody, get down!”, he was promptly shot in the chest by the armed money delivery man, ending the terror. What a turbulent day for the bank’s employees at Eakkachai road, Bang Bon district.
The suspect was later identified as Wisanu Wisaijon, 29. Police said he was seriously injured and receiving treatment in hospital.
According to security guard Supoj Tuamsuwan, the suspect was wearing a helmet and was let into the bank after threatening the guard with his gun, which police said later was just a toy.
As the suspect told everyone to get down, the cash delivery man of Brink’s Limited, Rattatong Tongkoon, who had only arrived five minutes before, pulled out his .38mm gun and shot him.
Police will conduct an investigation before charging Wisanu, The Nation reported.