Man killed in softdrinks truck robbery


Posted at Aug 15 2014 12:15 AM | Updated as of Aug 15 2014 08:15 AM

DAVAO CITY -- A man died after being was shot by robbers in Barangay Subasta, Calinan, Davao City on Wednesday afternoon.

The victim was identified as Arsenio Balderas. He was driving a truck loaded with softdrinks when the motorcycle-riding suspects followed his vehicle.

According to the victim's companion, the suspects drove beside the truck and immediately declared a robbery.

Authorities recovered several bullet slugs from a 9mm pistol. They also recovered the victim's cash box.

Thay believe that the suspects are the same people behind similar robbery incidents involving softdrinks and beer trucks in the area. -- report from Rodirey Salas, ABS-CBN News Southern Mindanao