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COLOMBIAN OFFICER SOUGHT IN GOLD HEIST

Police are searching for a Colombian army lieutenant who used his annual leave to lead four soldiers on a special mission - armed robbery.

Army officials said Thursday the lieutenant and his gang attacked a gold truck near the mining town of Maceo, 138 miles northwest of Bogota Wednesday night and stole its precious cargo. Guards opened fire, and two of the robbers were wounded.The gang's military connection was discovered when the injured soldiers reported to a local hospital and were unable to explain their gunshot wounds.