Their ordeal was ending. Bound hand and foot, two people were found around 9 am Saturday in currency exchange Gaillard (Haute-Savoie) and in a camper where the couple lived, near Switzerland. The agency was burglarized in the morning by a group of about four criminals. The latter, who attacked the couple at home Thursday night, sequester the employee and his companion keeping them captive until turning. Their purpose? Be open the safe door.
According to preliminary results of the investigation, “the criminals would have made Saturday in the facility before it opened in the company of the young woman, and would have forced to open his safe, “said the Commissioner of Annemasse. “A large sum of money had been stolen,” police said, confirming a report by France 3 Alpes, indicating that the perpetrators were left with “tens of thousands of euros.”
The couple shocked but not injured
This is a neighbor of the currency exchange who, perceiving that the door of the shop was open and he heard screams, has notified the police. Inside, the patrol discovered a young woman aged 25 to 30 years tied up but with no signs of abuse. She worked for two months in the bank branch concerned. His companion, the same age, has meanwhile been found “chopped up” in the van where the couple lived.
Shocked, but not injured, the couple was taken to the hospital. It was to be heard by investigators of the judicial police in Annecy, responsible to clarify the circumstances of the robbery and to identify the assailants.