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Armed gang robs security van in Sardinia

Several million euros stolen

21 March, 17:27
Armed gang robs security van in Sardinia (updates previous).

(ANSA) - Cagliari, March 21 - An armed gang robbed a security van on a State highway in Sardinia Friday.

A man hunt was launched for the four, who made off with several million euros. The gang, armed with automatic weapons and handguns, tried to burn the empty van after spraying it with bullets to get the guards out, police said.

The robbery took place about 40 kilometres from Sardinian capital Cagliari, police said.

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