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General News of Tuesday, 16 July 2019


Police pursue motorway roundabout robbers

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The Tema Police Command says officials are on a manhunt for three armed persons who robbed customers and workers of the Tema Motorway Roundabout Shell Filling Station on Sunday morning.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Joseph Benefo Darkwah, Tema Police Regional Public Relations Officer, stated that the three robbers arrived at the filling station at about 11:50 hours on board a black Toyota Corolla saloon car with registration number GG991-18.

DSP Darkwah said they held seven workers and two customers hostage at gunpoint and robbed them of their valuables which included an Apple MacBook Pro laptop, and a Dell laptop.

Other items stolen were one Motorola Z2 mobile phone, an MTN router, GHs 3,000 worth of MTN recharge cards, a system unit and an unspecified amount of money.

The Police PRO added that none of the victim was injured in the attack.

He noted that officers had visited the scene and had in their custody, the Close Circuit Television (CCTV) footages which they were examining.

He assured that the police were working assiduously to apprehend the perpetrators while appealing to the public to volunteer relevant information.

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