Large-scale manhunt after a betting shop was robbed in Oberwart


At around 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, an employee was threatened with a gun and the perpetrator escaped with an unknown amount of loot.

On Saturday, in the early hours of the morning, a betting shop in Oberwart was the scene of a robbery. An unknown perpetrator threatened an employee with a gun.

The criminal then managed to escape. “The search is ongoing,” said a police spokesman on Saturday morning. The police helicopter is also involved in the search.

According to police, no one was injured in the robbery. It is not yet clear how much money the perpetrator stole from the robbery.