Crime

Lagos Police Recover Dog, Car, Other Items From Suspected Armed Robbers

The eagle eyed operation of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, has led to the  recovery of a locally made cut to size double barrel gun with three live cartridges, a dog (American Eskimo breed) and jewelry from fleeing armed robbers in Alagbado area of Lagos State.

Also found in the vehicle with the registration number AGL 276 AQ, were two HP laptops, one NEC laptop, one LG TV, one iphone 12 Pro max, one Elepac generator, two kitchen knives. 

Reports says the suspected robbers were heading into Lagos around 2:20 a.m from Abeokuta were accosted by RRS officials on patrol at Adura Bus Stop, Alagbado. 

The four occupants abandoned the vehicle and fled in different directions.  

Preliminary investigations have revealed were coming from Abeokuta where they engaged in a house-to-house robbery.

It was discovered that they collected the vehicle of one of their victims to convey their loot from the scenes. 

The vehicle was brought to RRS headquarters in Ikeja, where the Commander, RRS, CSP Yinka Egbeyemi directed the Decoy team of the squad to commence investigation into the case with a view to unravelling the owner of the vehicle and the suspects. 

Meanwhile, the owner of the vehicle has been contacted in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Police are presently gathering more information that would assist in the arrest of the fleeing suspects.

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