(PLO)- Two male university students in Ho Chi Minh City who committed robbery of pedestrians on the street in Binh Thanh district were arrested, thanks to images from the dashcam of cars on the road.
On May 20, the Public Security Bureau of Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City prosecuted the case, prosecuted the accused and ordered the arrest and detention of Pham Quang Truong and Dinh Tien Trung for robbery. The decisions and arrest warrants for the accused have been approved by the People’s Procuracy of the same level.
Both suspects are 22 years old, living in Ho Chi Minh City, currently a student at a university in the area.
Binh Thanh police said that at about 2 o’clock on 4-5 days, Ms. Tran Thi Hoai N, who lives in Cu Chi district, went to the police office of Ward 13 to report that two young men went to Exciter to rob her.
The Exciter car that two young men used to rob property. Photo: CA
Accordingly, two young men ran Exciter from behind, held a knife to threaten, robbed Ms. N’s backpack. After taking the victim’s backpack, the two robbers increased the gas and ran away.
Ms. N said that in the backpack there was an iPhone 11, 500,000 VND and a uniform of Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology.
Receiving information, the Criminal Police Team of Binh Thanh District Police coordinated with the Police of Ward 13 to examine the scene, extract the camera to investigate and trace.
The incident happened at dawn, few people passed by, the victim because of panic did not remember many identifying characteristics of the robber, besides the information “the young man sitting in the back wearing a white hat, wearing a mask and wearing a long-sleeved shirt” , according to the testimony of Ms. N.
Binh Thanh’s special criminal force has been through the night to access security cameras around the area where the robbery took place, initially recording more clearly the characteristics of the suspect.
School and Center at the police office. Photo: CA
Accordingly, after successfully committing the crime, the two fled to No Trang Long Street. The dashcam on a car recorded this image, but it was not clear enough to recognize the license plate of the Exciter.
However, with that initial information and images, combined with professional measures, on May 16, the special criminal force arrested Pham Quang Truong and Dinh Tien Dung.
After the struggle, the two suspects confessed to being friends at a university in Ho Chi Minh City. Because he had no money to spend, Truong invited Trung to rob the property. Two young men target women walking alone on a deserted street to take action.
According to the testimony of Truong and Trung, on the evening of 3-5, both rode motorbikes from District 8 through the roads in Binh Thanh District to find “prey”. In the morning of 4-5, both discovered that Ms. N was riding a motorbike alone on Pham Van Dong street, so she followed closely.
When Ms. N came to Luong Ngoc Quyen – Dang Thuy Tram, ward 13, Binh Thanh district, two robbers blocked the road and threatened to steal her backpack with a knife.
After robbing the property, Truong and Trung brought the phone to sell for 8.9 million dong, sharing it with each other.
These confessions and other objective evidence provide enough grounds for the Binh Thanh District Public Security Bureau to prosecute the accused with two robbers.
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