Cops: White Plains Walmart robbery was well-planned
White Plains police say that a brazen early morning robbery at a Walmart appears to have been planned well in advance, and that employees think the suspects may actually work at the store.
Investigators say that at around 2 a.m. yesterday, the automated gates are lifted so that employees may take a break, and that the suspects, disguised as painters and wearing masks, used the open gates to enter the building.
Walmart employees say that the suspects asked the manager to open a safe in a back room before tying him up with plastic ties and leaving with around $100,000.
The manager was eventually able to escape his ties and call police. Investigators are awaiting an exact estimate of how much cash was taken from Walmart officials.
Employees say that they believe the robbery was an inside job based on the precision of crime.