The professional was not found by the gang during the attack on the agency and left without any injuries. The guard, who preferred not to be identified, told the Inter TV Cabugi who decided to take shelter at the agency after perceive the “firepower” of the bad guys.
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“I was inside the agency, when I saw movement and I ran forward, thinking it was vandalism. When I realized it, I saw that it was much greater firepower than mine. The guideline is: if your firepower doesn’t compete then you have to seek support. Then, he takes shelter and does the procedures that are done in the company’s training “, he said.
Agency was destroyed by criminals in Canguaretama, on the coast of RN — Photo: Reproduction/Inter TV Cabugi
According to the security guard, who is hired by an outsourced company, the criminals noticed the moment he left and returned to the building. So when they broke into the agency, they looked for him, but without success.
“They saw me and both came to the safe and treasury area, as well as looking for me. As I was well sheltered, they didn’t find me, they shot inside the agency, turned everything around, and I only managed to leave after I relieved”, he reported. .
The security guard reported that he had a difficult time during the criminals’ invasion, but that he was able to put the plan into practice.
“It’s an adrenaline rush that you only feel at the time, there’s no way to explain it. You think a thousand things, but the objective is to do what has to be done in the procedures guided by management”, he said.
A heavily armed gang invaded the city of Canguaretama, surrendered workers and used them as a human shield, surrounded the Military Police building and blew up the Banco do Brasil branchthis Thursday morning.
Video shows gang attack on the city of Canguaretama, RN
The case was confirmed to g1 by the Military Police. There are no reports of injuries. Videos recorded by residents of the city recorded gunshots and show hostages shirtless and with their hands up during the shooting. (look above).
According to Major Alam Bruno, from the PM, the case happened around 2 am. The criminals surrounded the Banco do Brasil branch and the Military Police Company, where the soldiers were. There was an initial confrontation, but the bandits surrendered people who were returning from workin the city’s power plant, and used them as a human shield.
“Only in front of the company were 11 hostages. They disembarked the people from the van and placed them as a human wall, so there would be no further reaction from the police. They shot at the vehicle”, said the major.
Bullets used by criminals in the attack on Canguaretama, RN — Photo: Social networks
The criminals managed to blow up the bank, but the police did not say whether they managed to take money. The number of criminals involved in the action was also not reported by the corporation.
Also according to the PM, a car used by criminals was recovered in the city of Pedro Velho, where police officers clashed with fleeing suspects. Another police car was also hit by gunfire, but no police officer was injured. Another confrontation also took place in the municipality of Brejinho.
Despite the searches, no suspect was arrested until the last update of this article.