Flanagin Town

Police shoot and kill two bandits; two others escape

Police have shot and killed two bandits in a shoot-out with police after a robbery at the Flanigin Town gas station.

Shortly after three this afternoon, three armed men entered the station and announced a hold-up relieving two workers of $4000.

The police were alerted and a chase ensued ending in Tabaquite where four men, including the driver ran out the vehicle while shooting at the police.

The men then went into some nearby bushes where they escaped.

On searching the lifeless bodies of two of the men were found nearby.