On 12th February 2014 at 1430 hrs just before closing time, two masked men entered the Finances Department offices in Loulé and fled with money from a cashier. The men were reported to be wearing gloves in addition to masks.

Apart from panic among staff and customers at the time there were no injuries. The amount taken has not been disclosed.

The GNR responded but the culprits had fled. The investigation has been handed over to the Judicial Police.