A 39 year old Hungarian man accused of robbing a bank escaped capture on November 12.
Laszlo Istvan Bitter was spotted in the village of Betliar. But after his car stalled he fled on foot.
Police recovered a scorpion firearm, a Luger pistol, bullets, two masks and dark glasses along with Sk600,000, $587, 8,850 Deutsche marks and more than 15,000 Czech crowns.
Police later searched Bitter's house and found Sk67,500 and took a number of items for forensic examination.
19. Nov 2001 at 0:00 | From press reports of TASR and SITA