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Bacolod City, Philippines Friday, September 7, 2012
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PNP visibility up vs. robbers

Chief Supt. Agrimero Cruz, regional police director of Western Visayas, has ordered an increase of police visibility in the wake of the series of robbery-hold-up incidents in Negros Occidental.

On Tuesday, Cruz stressed the need to implement the Police Integrated Patrol System to prevent the occurrence of such incidents.

On Tuesday, three unidentified armed suspects robbed at gunpoint another collector of a lending firm in Bago City, who was also divested of P400,000 in cash collections, police said.

While he maintained that those are isolated cases, Cruz said he has ordered provincial and city police directors to conduct an in-depth investigations of the incidents.

He also raised the possibility that this could be diversionary tactics, for them to shift their attention to other forms of illegal activities.

The four suspects, who were arrested Monday by the police in Brgy. Alacaygan, EB Magalona, were charged for illegal possession of firearms before the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office of Negros Occidental.

One of the four arrested suspects, identified as Arnel Alvarez, was positively identified by hold-up victim Albino Delfinado, as among those who robbed and shot him on Aug. 25 in Victorias City, Negros Occidental, Senior Inspector Leonardo Cobing, deputy EB Magalona police chief, said.*GPB

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