Amateur videos shared by Twitter users may hold the strongest clue to identifying the thieves who invaded and robbed a Lagos bank Thursday.
The videos, curated from two twitter users [identity protected] offers security agents visual hints that could help them track down at least two of the gang members.
The video also provide insight into how the robbery, which left six people – including three police officers – dead, was executed.
The video shows clearly, two of the robbers and their brand of weapons.
Videos of similar qualities have aided crime investigation in other countries, including the deadly Boston bombing of April 2013.
Recently, the police in France and the United Kingdom relied on videos of masked assailants to build accurate profiles for criminals in the Charlie Hebdo attacks and ISIS beheading.
The police in Nigeria are yet to comment on the videos.
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