Police on Thursday morning received a call for a bank robbery in progress in Bnei Brak at about 10:00AM. A man with a silver-colored gun instructed a teller to give him the money.
Police report a masked man entered the Mercantile Bank on Kahaneman Street in Bnei Brak, handed the note, and made off with thousands of shekels.
At about 1:00PM, police learned of another robbery, this time in the Postal Bank in the Ramat Aharon neighborhood of the city. Here too, the robbers made a getaway with an unreported sum of money.
Police are working on both cases, including the possibility they are related.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)