Two held for robbing Italian cashpoints in Donald Trump masks

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Turin (Italy), July 24 (IANS/AKI) Police in north Italy on Monday arrested two Sinti Gypsy brothers accused of robbing bank cashpoints at night while wearing US President Donald Trump masks.

The men, aged 26 and 30, were held after their latest alleged heist when they made off with 92,000 euros after blowing up two cashpoints in the northwest Piedmont region – in Cavallermaggiore, near Cuneo and in Vigone, near Turin.

The two brothers are suspects of pulling off dozens of similar robberies after driving to the bank cash points aboard stolen cars which they had resprayed with black paint, police said.

The suspects forced open the slot where the cashpoints dispense money and inserted an explosive device to blow them open, said police.

The pair were identified from security camera images, according to police.

–IANS/AKI

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