Police foil bank robbery

Police armed for protest

The Imo Police Command on Friday said it had foiled an attempt by a robbery gang to attack a commercial bank on Douglas road, Owerri.

Francis Bisong, the Area Commander of Owerri Police Command, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the planned attack was nipped in the bud, following the immediate deployment of crack detectives to the scene.

Mr. Bisong, however, said that the robbers fled the scene on sighting the police team.

“No staff or customer of the bank was hurt in the failed robbery attempt and also no money was carted away,” the area commander said.

He ‎urged the public to go about their normal businesses without fear, adding that the police was determined to safeguard lives and property in the state.

Similarly, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Andrew Enwerem, said investigation into the botched attack had commenced.
(NAN)


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  • Galantman

    Kudos to the police, but they could have been more professional by capturing at least one of the robbers. The robbers will now simply regroup and come back, that’s the tragedy of this approach.