Police nab armed robber attempting to snatch patrol bike from officers 


CITIZENS COMPASS —Men of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested a 19 years – old suspect, Akinjobi Waha, while attempting to snatch their patrol bike in Lagos. 

He was nabbed while the operatives were patrolling Acme Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja, at about 4a.m.

RRS disclosed this on its official Facebook page as signed by spokesman, Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, on Sunday, March 31, 2024. 

“Rapid Response Squad (RRS) operatives in plain clothes, patrolling on a motorcycle, have arrested a robbery suspect, Akinjobi Wahab, aged 19 while trying to snatch their motorcycle.

“The machete-wielding suspect was arrested at about 4 a.m. on Acme Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja in company of four others now at large. 

“This is coming on the heels of the emplacement of regular foot and vehicular patrols in the area by the Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi,in response to repeated complaints that robbers operate around Agidingbi, Ikeja very early mornings.

“The suspect will be arraigned as soon as investigations are concluded.”




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