The Ondo State police command has foiled an attempt by armed robbers to attack a bank billion van in Ondo State.
Naija News gathered that the incident happened in Ondo town, headquarters of Ondo West Local Government.
The robbers had attempted to rob the bullion van belonging to an old generation bank
A further report had it that after the robbery was hindered, security operatives were stationed in different locations, causing panic among residents.
According to one of the residents, “it was an unsuccessful attack on a Bank’s bullion van going to Akure. One person sustained an injury and has been taken to the hospital. The robbers didn’t succeed, though no arrest was made yet. The situation is calm now.”
The spokesman of the state police command, DSP Tee-Leo Ikoro while confirming the incident said the move by the robbers was repelled.
This is coming about two weeks after some robbers attacked a bank at Ilara-Mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area of the state, where three lives were lost including a journalist, Bunmi Afuye.
Source: Naija News