Vietnamese police had captured 3 of 4 suspects, who stealing nearly $320,000 worth of gold in Ninh Binh Province, northern Vietnam
Local officers confirmed that they had captured 3 local men on suspicion of property theft.
The three registered their residence in Dong Hung District, Thai Binh Province, TTO reports.
Investigators believed that these people stole 200 taels of gold, worth $318,700, from a house in Ninh Binh Province one month ago. A local resident had informed police of thieves burgling his house and breaking a safe to take away 200 taels of gold on September 17.
Local police officers then put together a team to hunt for the suspects and found out a gang headed by Pham Van Cuu, 32. Police discovered that the gang used motorbikes and cars to travel to many cities, stalking private homes before breaking in and stealing their property.
They apprehended the three suspects after tracking them for a while. A search of their house led to the confiscation of jewelry, cash and a gun together with three bullets.
3 of 4 suspects are Pham Van Cuu, 32, Nguyen Quang Nguyen, 32, and Pham Ngoc Luyen, 22, they admitted to police that the 200 taels of gold has been stolen from the house of a local resident, adding that one more accessory, Nguyen Cong Hoan, is still at large.
Police officers are searching for the other suspect.