A shroud of loss and shock greeted us after lunch today as news about one of our provincial branches in Laguna fell victim to robbers this morning. It wasn’t clear as to how much money was stolen but the tragic incident left a total of 8 people dead. Police believe that the victims were all shot in the head while another security guard remains missing.
A press statement by Police Superintendent Ricardo Padilla issued at 12:45 pm he said that:
Initial reports said the deaths were discovered after customers became suspicious when the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) branch located along Diezmo road in Brgy. Pulo, Cabuyao failed to open on Friday.
When police opened the bank office before noon Friday, they found the bodies of seven employees inside the bank, including that of the branch manager. The body of an eighth victim was found outside the building.
Another victim was rushed to a hospital and was described in critical condition.