Armed robbery suspects on Saturday invaded the Eleshin area, Olomo community in Apete, Ido Local Government Area of Oyo State and operated freely.
The suspects was said to have stormed the area at about 1 am, were said to be armed with a Point of Sale machine which they allegedly used to transfer money from the bank accounts of their victims.
It was gathered that the incident had thrown the entire community into panic as residents are now living in palpable fear.
A resident, name withheld for security purposes, said, “The armed robbers got to the area at the midnight around 1am. They operated freely. They came with a POS machine and transferred some amount of money, which cannot be specified at the moment, from one of their victim’s accounts. They also transferred an undisclosed amount of money from his wife’s account and left.”
“They also went away with two phones, iPhone 11 Pro Max and XS Max.”
The case was said to have been reported at the Apete Divisional Police Headquarters.
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