Ibiza Town Armed Robbery Foiled By Citizen Action

Video footage has been released by the NouDiari showing the moment an armed robber was arrested by Police, after his attempted hold up had been foiled by the interception of members of the public.

The arrested man attempted to take bank deposit money being carried by staff of the Repsol company.

His actions were observed by members of the public who intervened despite the man holding a handgun. One of those present who took part in the intervention was an off duty officer from the Civil Guard.

The man was pursued along the street until he was finally cornered by what had grown into a very large group of people. police attended and arrested the man. It is not yet known whether the handgun was real.