Armed robbers raid Tema

Residents of the Tema metropolis, in the Greater Region, are living in fear following series of armed robbery attacks in the area over the weekend.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Joseph Benefo Darkwah, Public Relations Officer for the Tema Regional Police Command, confirmed the incidents saying three robberies had been recorded by the command over the weekend.

He indicated that on October 28, two armed men on an unregistered motorcycle attacked the Top Up Pharmacy at Tema Community Four, and took away unspecified amount of money, three mobile phones and two ladies bags.

DSP Darkwah said on October 29, four young men on board a Pontiac Vibe attacked the Keysens gas filling station at Community Two and made away with GH¢126,755.

He noted that the police were currently tracking the vehicle and the perpetrators.

DSP Darkwah gave the assurance that the Command had enough information on the syndicate and would surely bring them to book, saying his outfit was collaborating with other security agencies to rid the region of miscreants.

He appealed to residents of Tema not to panic as the Command had intensified its patrols in the region to curtail such happenings.

DSP Darkwah asked the public to contact the police on 191, 18555, and 0542719093, when in need. – GNA


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