China: Robber sees victim has no more money in her account; returns stolen amount
Beijing, March 12: He came to rob some money but the human in him prevailed at the end. A robber received praise online for returning the money he stole from a woman after finding that she had no money left in her bank account. The interesting incident happened in the city of Heyuan in China's Guangdong city.
Surveillance camera footage from an ICBC Bank in a night last month showed a woman, surnamed Li, withdrawing money from an ATM when a man with a knife came behind her. The terrified woman handed over 2,500 yuan (almost Rs 26,000) she had just withdrawn.
Aiming for more, the robber then asked her to show him her bank balance. When she showed him that she had no more money left in her account, the robber returned her stolen amount and left with a smile, Shanghaiist reported.
However, the man was later traced and his charity did not save him from facing the law. He was taken by the police to custody.