There was pandemonium at Bishop Okoye street,Mile 3 Diobu on Tuesday morning when four suspected fleeing armed robbers rammed into traders who had displayed their goods for the day’s market.
A trader in the market, who simply identified herself as Rachael told revelationagents.com that they were in the market when they saw a Sienna vehicles with four occupants brandishing guns with their heads out of the windows of the vehicles.
The eyewitness said their was chaos as the armed robbers drove with speed into Bishop Okoye street while being chased by Police officers.
Our source disclosed that some persons sustained injuries as the gunmen destroyed trader’s goods while escaping through the place.
Another trader told our reporter that the gunmen were intercepted and arrested at Abuja-bye/Olu-Obasanjo road.
When contacted,the spokesperson for the Rivers State Police Command SP Grace Iringe confirmed the incident.
SP Koko said the fleeing armed robbers were apprehended by detectives attached to Olu-Obasanjo Police Division.She said three were arrested while one of the suspects escaped.
She added that investigation is ongoing.