VIDEO: Robbery takedown at betting center

BARLETTA, Italy (NBC/EBU) — Security cameras captured the arrest of two men who tried to rob a betting center in Italy.

According to reports, two men in their early 30s entered the center on Sunday and tried to rob the establishment.

A pedestrian saw the two men enter and alerted authorities. The national military police arrived and apprehended the men in the act.

Police recovered a loaded gun, scratch cards and around $7,000 in cash.

Reports say one of the men had recently been released from prison. He had served seven years for robbery. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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