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Gunfight breaks out between bank robbers and Geneva police

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Aug. 13, 2019

A gunfight between Geneva police and bank robbers broke out yesterday morning on the Route de Florissant in Champel.

Pixabay Gunfight breaks out between bank robbers and Geneva police

Two men launched a simultaneous robbery attempt on two banks on the same street – a UBS branch and a Geneva Cantonal Bank.

One witness told the press a man walked into UBS brandishing a revolver. At the same time another man entered the cantonal bank.

The two started to flee on a motorcycle before being stopped by police who opened fire. One of the men was injured in the firefight according to police.

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