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Basel bank offers reward for capture of robber

National News // Sept. 3, 2019

The Basel Country cantonal bank is offering a CHF 25,000 reward for the capture of a man they believe has robbed the same bank twice.

Kapo BL Basel bank offers reward for capture of robber

The first time was in April. He threatened staff with a handgun and made off with several thousand francs. Then another robbery at the beginning of August. This time the man opened fire, but no one was hurt.

The bank believes it was the same man.

The robber escaped on a Piaggio moped.

If anyone has any information, they’re asked to contact Basel-Country cantonal police.

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