Bank robberies take place more frequently across the world. Some are planned and executed well just as they show in movies. Robbers use different weapons to get the money and sometimes take visitors as hostages in a bid to escape.
You never know when you might face yourself in a bank robbery. This infographic provides facts about robberies and some useful guidelines on how to deal with the situation.
You can help nab the culprit by providing information required by the police. Observe the clothing, any weapons in hand, tatoos or scars and physical build. Most robbers use drugs during robbery.
It is dangerous to confront a robber in such a situation and try to stop him. Avoid staring at the robber and do not agitate him at any cost. Law enforcements will take care of the robber.
Out of every four, three robbers get caught. In 2009, during bank robberies, 94 individuals were taken as hostages and 21 robbers were killed.