Money Shekels bills 521.
(photo credit: Courtesy)
A masked gunman walked into a branch of the Israel Postal Company in Nesher near
Haifa and held up a teller, walking out with NIS 2,000 in cash on
The gunman escaped the premises on foot, and police in the North
have launched a search for him.
The incident ended without injuries. Last
month, police said a highly dangerous, serial bank robber was operating across
the center of the country, following a string of armed heists.
a security guard was shot dead when a gunman wearing a motorcycle helmet to
cover his face robbed a branch of Bank Hapoalim in Be’er Ya’acov, between Ness
Ziona and Ramle.
Several other robberies have since occurred across the
On average, just 10 percent of bank robberies end with
suspects being charged in court.
Also on Sunday, an elderly man was bound
and robbed in his Tiberias home. The robbery occurred early in the morning,
police said, when two suspects broke into the 76-yearold’s home, bound him and
made off with hundreds of shekels in cash.
The victim emerged from the
incident without injury, and police have launched a search for the
In an unrelated incident, an unknown attacker on Sunday morning
lobbed a stun grenade at the the Ashdod police station’s courtyard. The grenade
failed to cause injuries, and police said an investigation has been launched.