Two people were killed and an uncertain sum of money was taken
away in a cash carrying vehicle robbery happening on Saturday
afternoon in the city of Putian, in east China's Fujian Province.
Local police source said the robbery occurred at around 5:00 PM.
on the city's Liyuan Road.
The driver of the cash carrying vehicle and a guard were killed
in the robbery and the police so far did not know the exact sum of
money that had been taken away.
The police said they received alarms at 5:41 PM and
immediately deployed armed police on the major highways connecting
Putian with the neighboring cities to hunt for the suspect.
Preliminary investigation showed that the suspected armed robber
is another guard on the vehicle.
(Xinhua News Agency December 24, 2006)