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19 June 2016

Suspected armed robber gunned down

A suspected armed robber has been shot deadA suspected armed robber has been shot dead and three others have been arrested after a robbery attack at Sege in the Ningo Prampram District of the Greater Accra region.

Sege police commander ASP Benjamin Buxton, who made this known to Adom News, said there have been several reported cases of robbery incidents in the area.

The latest incident he said happened Friday night when residents reported that some suspected armed robbers broke into a home, attacked the residents and made away with their valuables and unknown amounts of monies.

ASP Benjamin Buxton stated that when the police arrived at the scene, the robbers started firing warning shots, leading to an exchange of fire.
At the end, the police shot one of the robbers dead and arrested three others.

Two suspected robbers are said to be at large.

The body of the deceased robber, whose name was given as Felix Teye Akwetey, has been deposited at the police hospital morgue.

ASP Benjamin Buxton said items retrieved from the robbers include locally a manufactured gun, a pinch bar, hammer, 2 Samsung air-conditioners, one damaged gas cooker and one laptop.

He said the three who have been arrested will be processed for court as soon as possible as the police hunt for the two who escaped.

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