Last Friday night (2), an incident mobilized security forces in Laranjeiras (SE). An exchange of gunfire between suspects and Sergipe Military Police agents marked the outcome of a robbery at a cement factory in the region.
According to information provided by PMSE, the action began when the factory’s security guards detected the presence of at least six suspicious individuals inside the facility. The security guards called the Military Police, who went to the scene.
The suspects, noticing the police presence, fled towards a wooded area. During the chase, the criminals fired shots at the police teams, starting an exchange of fire. No injuries were reported among the officers or suspects.
While the police teams were nearby, the suspects, already on the run, fired shots at the guards’ guardhouse. No injuries were reported.
After the episode, security forces reported that they continued searches in the region, resulting in the location of some objects belonging to the criminals. Backpacks, a cell phone and cables were found in the woods.