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BEIRUT: The following security-related incidents took place across Lebanon Thursday: GUNMEN STEAL $17,000 FROM LEBANESE SWISS BANKTwo masked gunmen stormed a branch of the Lebanese Swiss Bank in Bir Hasan Thursday, stealing $17,000 before making off on a motorcycle.ISF ARRESTS TWO CAR THIEVES DISGUISED AS CLERICS The Internal Security Forces announced Thursday that it arrested two members of a car theft ring wearing religious clothing while transporting stolen vehicles.The men were driving two stolen cars – a Datsun Tarza and a Nissan Micra.Hashish was confiscated from the car Aa.Z. was driving.The suspect, identified as J.N., was arrested while driving a rented BMW X6 vehicle after being monitored by a State Security patrol.The man reportedly admitted to renting luxury cars from rental agencies, in his own name, and subsequently handing them over to other gang members who then smuggled the cars into Syria and sold them there. Many of the cars were reportedly acquired from rental offices in Beirut.
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