2004 News Story

Two suspects arrested in Riyadh police shootout

 The Commissioner of Police of Riyadh Province has reported that while a police patrol was carrying out a routine check of a car late afternoon yesterday in Al-Naseem district of the city of Riyadh, its driver attempted to run off and his passenger began shooting. In the firefight, the car was disabled. The two men fled into a crowd of people, seized a vehicle at gunpoint, and attempted to escape. They were, however, soon stopped, and arrested. There were no injuries to police or bystanders.