Saudi authorities arrest Syrian national for 'impersonating security, gunpoint robbery'
Police apprehended the Syrian national, who they said installed equipment in his vehicle similar to that used by police in order to rob people at gunpoint.
A police spokesman said the car, firearms, and ammunition used by the perpetrator were all seized.
Impersonating security personnel in Saudi Arabia carries a prison sentence of up to three years or a fine of up to 50,000 riyals ($13,330).
دوريات الأمن بمدينة الرياض تقبض على مقيم لانتحاله صفة رجل أمن وسلب تحت تهديد السلاح . pic.twitter.com/Y9M2hr7VeM— الأمن العام (@security_gov) January 24, 2022