Robbers looted gold and silver ornaments and cash from a jewellery shop at Baluchar Bazaar in Sirajdikhan upazila of the district early yesterday.
Sub-Inspector Md Waheduzzaman of Sirajdikhan Police Station said a gang of 20/25 armed robbers arrived at the bazaar at around 2:00am and tied 15/16 people, including two night guards, at gunpoint.
They then entered the shop of one Babul Rajbangshi and looted gold and silver ornaments and Tk 10 thousand from a safe by breaking its lock, the SI said.
As a shop owner informed the local people of the matter through a loudspeaker of a mosque, the gang members fled the scene.
Police could not arrest any of the gang as of 5:00pm yesterday.