The Police Comand in Delta state have nabbed a suspected armed robber who goes about using a dummy gun to rob his unsuspecting victims of their personal items.
A statement issued by Edafe Bright, the acting spokesperson of the command, states that on June 13, the Divisional Police Officer in the Okpanam Division got a distress call from a resident who claimed that an armed robber broke into the house with a gun and was forcing victims that do not have cash on them to transfer money to his account.
Edafe said the DPO swiftly deployed patrol teams to the area.
”The patrol teams on getting to the scene cordoned the area, and arrested the suspect one Emmanuel Peace ‘m’ about 18yrs old with a DUMMY WOODEN GUN.
The suspect had already successfully forced an aged couple to transfer the sum of six hundred thousand Naira (N600, 000) to an account number owned by one Anwanga Abasi Nathaniel Udo.
Other exhibit recovered from the suspect includes two (2) knives and one (1) torchlight.”the statement read
He said an investigation into the matter continues.
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