ArmInfo. The Yerevan branch of "Komitas" HSBC Bank Armenia (address: 3 Komitas Ave.), which was attacked on May 3, will resume work on May 7. As the press service of the Bank told ArmInfo, currently the investigation works continue.
The Bank's message explains that there are no victims among the clients and employees of the Bank. The attacker is not a customer of HSBC Bank Armenia, and the amount stolen by him was confiscated by the police and deposited with the bank for safekeeping.
The management of HSBC Bank Armenia and all the staff express their condolences to the relatives and friends of the deceased policemen. This is the security guard of the Komitas branch Khachatur Galstyan, who resisted the robber at the entrance to the bank, and the senior police warrant officer Ara Shahgulyan, who received a gunshot wound during the arrest of the attacker and later died in the hospital.
On the eve, the Investigative Committee of Armenia reported that a criminal case was instituted on the armed attack on the branch of "Komitas" of HSBC Bank Armenia, on 175, 104, 34 and 235 articles of the Criminal Code of Armenia. An investigation team was created. The stolen amount was confiscated and deposited in the bank for safekeeping. The amount of the stolen amount in the SC message is not specified. Earlier, RA Police spokesman Edgar Janoyan told ArmInfo that the attacker is the head of the center for responding to violations recorded by the CCTV cameras of the RA traffic police, the police colonel Daniel Danielyan. Recall that an armed attack on the branch of "Komitas" HSBC Bank Armenia, located at the intersection of Komitas-Gulbekyan streets, occurred on May 3 at about 14:10 local time. At 14:25 the police received a report about this attack. The group of policemen who arrived in the place found out that the attacker, armed with a knife, a grenade and firearms (a carbine of the brand "Fabarm"), entered the bank, wounded two bank guards (one shot and the other with a knife), one of which died. The attacker, having stolen the sum in especially large amounts, tried to hide from the scene of the crime, but was surrounded by the incoming operational group. He resisted, fired at one of the policemen, but was neutralized and detained. Later, on the evening of May 3, from the medical center, the Investigative Committee was informed that a policeman injured in the arrest of a robber had died.