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Conflict Incident Report

ISF arrests Fransabank robbery suspect

Date of incident: 
December 23, 2017
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Internal Security Forces (ISF)
Lebanese Civilians

The Internal Security Forces announced the arrest of a suspect in a robbery last week that targeted a Fransabank in Metn’s Mansourieh.

The suspect, identified as Lebanese national Kh.D., born in 1992, was arrested in Burj Hammoud on Dec. 23, the ISF statement said. A Kia Rio car was also seized, which the ISF said was used in the lead-up to the robbery.

Kh.D. allegedly was found to have a prior history of theft and drug offenses.

The ISF reportedly identified all of the suspected thieves within three hours of the Fransabank robbery. A brownish-green Land Cruiser was identified as the get-away vehicle, and later found in Metn’s Ain Saade.

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Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.