Retired cop hurt in EDSA bus robbery

Posted at | Updated as of 12/02/11 3:58 AM

MANILA, Philippines – A retired senior police officer was injured after being mauled by robbers near the corner of EDSA and Quezon Avenue Wednesday night.

Four robbers beat up Nestor Miral, who claimed to be a retired police officer, after he attempted to pull his gun out.

According to bus conductor Ester Abat, the robbers boarded the bus in Cubao and declared robbery before the bus reached Eton Centris in Quezon City.

The robbers, armed with knives, took the valuables of the passengers before mauling Miral. They immediately fled the scene.

Miral was rushed to Veterans Memorial Medical Center for treatment. -- report from Jeck Batallones, ABS-CBN News