Guard robs bank in QC

Posted at 05/26/2012 2:09 PM | Updated as of 05/26/2012 2:10 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Police are tracking down a security guard who allegedly robbed a bank along E. Rodriguez Ave. in Barangay Damayan, Quezon City Friday night.

The suspect, identified as Reynato Gante, is accused of robbing the bank at around 8 p.m.

Investigations showed that Gante locked up the 11 employees of the bank in a fire escape while he robbed the bank.

One of the bank’s cashiers was allegedly held hostage by Gante to help him open the vault.

Authorities have yet to determine the exact amount stolen by the suspect, who escaped using a motorcycle.

Investigations are still ongoing, as of posting. -- Report from Bettina Magsaysay, ABS-CBN News