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General News Tue, 16 Jul 2019

Tema Police hunt for fuel station robbers

The Tema Regional Police Command is on a manhunt for three robbers who attacked a Shell fuel filling station at the Tema Motorway Roundabout on Sunday, July 14, 2019.

According a press statement issued by the Tema Regional Police Command and signed by its PRO, DSP Joseph Benefo Darkwah, “the three men arrived at the filling station onboard a black Toyota Corolla saloon car with registration number GG 991-18 at about 11.50am, held seven workers and two customers hostage at gunpoint and robbed them of their valuables”.

The statement said: “police investigations revealed that items stolen included an Apple MacBook Pro laptop, a Dell laptop, one Motorola Z2 mobile phone and an MTN router.”

The rest are GHC 3,000 worth of MTN recharge cards, a system unit and an unspecified amount of money.

The statement noted that nobody was injured during the robbery.

The statement said the Police has since visited the crime scene and has in their custody, the CCTV footages which are currently being examined to possibly aide them in the arrest of the robbers.

“We assure the public [that] the police are working assiduously to make sure the perpetrators of this crime are brought to book. We are appealing to the general public that anyone with relevant information that will help crack this case should not hesitate to contact the nearest police station or contact police on the following numbers;18555 – MTN Toll Free 0542719093 – MTN, 0571017996 – AirtelTigo,” the statement added.

Source: citinewsroom.com
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