Armed Robbers Attack Vending Trucks In Hinds County, Mo.

June 30, 2011

Hinds County, Mo. authorities are investigating a rash of broad daylight burglaries and armed robberies of vending trucks in Jackson, Mo. according to WLBT-TV in Jackson, Mo. So many that some vendors have hired armed security guards.

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Editor’s Insight: Armed robberies of vending drivers have happened before, but it’s unusual for the perpetrators to commit repeat burglaries, especially in broad daylight. This appears to be a well organized crime operation.

Vending operators need to train their drivers what to do in the event of an armed robbery. 06-30-11 by Elliot Maras