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Spain: Bank hold-up in Madrid November 16

Bank hold-up in Madrid’s Usera district; assailant surrenders to police November 16

16 Nov 10:53 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 11/16/2017, 12:00 AM until 11/16/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/Madrid). COUNTRY/REGION Madrid

Event

An armed man held up a bank in the Madrid district of Usera, taking at least one person hostage, on Thursday, November 16, at around 09:50 (local time). He surrendered himself to police an hour later following successful negotiations. No one was injured in the incident.

Advice

Individuals are advised to avoid the area until the situation stabilizes and adhere to any instructions issued by local authorities.

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