'Estribo Gang' member nabbed in Manila

Posted at Jul 18 2012 10:56 AM | Updated as of Jul 18 2012 06:56 PM

A suspected member of “Estribo Gang” was arrested in Manila after victimizing a college student on Tuesday night.

Suspect Norberto Ramirez, 27, allegedly took off with the valuables of a jeepney passenger. He was armed with a knife and was with two other cohorts.

Ramirez was arrested after the victim and the jeepney driver decided to look for the suspects, who were apparently still eyeing other passengers to victimize. The other suspects managed to escape.

Police learned that Ramirez was recently released from jail for robbery charges. – Umagang Kay Ganda, July 18 2012