By Ma. Irish Joy M. Sabio, Intern
Two debt collectors for a lending company were robbed by two unidentified men at a store located along Magdalena Street, Barangay Zone 12, Talisay City, Negros Occidental, Wednesday afternoon.
Police identified the victims as Ivan Kaye Peralta and Joan Tomarong, a field supervisor for a lending company based in Bacolod City.
Talisay City police reported the victims were collecting money inside a store owned by Venus Adivas when two unidentified men on a Honda motorcycle approached them.
One of the suspects pulled out an unknown caliber of firearm and declared a hold-up.
The suspect ordered the victims to hand over their collected money, which amounted to around P5,000.
The suspects fled the area on their motorcycle towards Talisay City proper.
A further investigation is being conducted by the station for the identification and future arrest of the suspects./MIS, WDJ