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