FOILED

[PHOTOS] Robbery foiled at Equity Kisumu branch

Staffers and customers questioned by police.

In Summary

• Police in Kisumu are holding several Equity Bank staffers and customers.

• Nyanza regional commissioner Magu Mutindika said most of those held are at the police station to record statements.

Police officers making entry into Equity bank as they intensify search at the building. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
Police officers making entry into Equity bank as they intensify search at the building. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO

Police in Kisumu are holding several Equity Bank staffers and customers  in connection with the foiled robbery attempt on the Ang'awa Street branch.

Nyanza regional commissioner Magu Mutindika said most of those held are at the police station to record statements.

Police officers making entry into Equity bank as they intensify search at the building. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
Police officers making entry into Equity bank as they intensify search at the building. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO

He said those who were in the bank will undergo a search and interrogation.

“We are going to do a thorough search and if we find anybody whom we suspect to have been involved in this particular act, appropriate action will be taken,” Magu said.

Police officers intensify search at the Equity bank building. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
Police officers intensify search at the Equity bank building. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO

Some people visited the bank and got inside while others remained outside before the attempted robbery incident at about 11.30am.

A teargas canister was lobbed causing fears and commotion among customers.

Police officers intensify search at the Equity bank building. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
Police officers intensify search at the Equity bank building. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
Police officers intensify search at the Equity bank building. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
Police officers intensify search at the Equity bank building. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
A car believed to have been used by the robbers parked outside Equity bank. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
A car believed to have been used by the robbers parked outside Equity bank. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
Equity bank staffs being evacuated from the building. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
Equity bank staffs being evacuated from the building. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
A police officer takes cover outside Equity bank in Kisumu as they intensify the raid after robberies invaded the bank at around 11:00AM on November 23, 2021. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO
A police officer takes cover outside Equity bank in Kisumu as they intensify the raid after robberies invaded the bank at around 11:00AM on November 23, 2021. PHOTO/DANIEL OGENDO