From a new report reaching us, a policeman identified as Peter Olajide was stabbed by a car thief, while the latter was trying to escape with a stolen car in Ogere, Remo-North Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Fleeing car robber stabbed police officer in Ogere Area of Ogun State
The vehicle in question is a Toyota Camry model. From what we learnt, it was stolen in Lagos State where 4 members of the gang forcibly took it from the owner and drove it to Ogere last Thursday before they were chased down by the policemen and one of them was reportedly arrested.
This information was disclosed last Monday during an official statement by one Abimbola Oyeyemi, who is the Police PRO in Ogun State. Oyeyemi revealed that 3 of the armed robbers were able to escape but men of the state’s Police Command successfully nabbed one of them identified as Daniel Sunday.
He revealed that the suspect nabbed with the Toyota Camry made a confession of stealing the car in Lagos. Oyeyemi further stated that they were able to arrest the suspect from the information received by the officers from the Ogere division, claiming the suspicious movement of 4 men around the Agunwarogo area of Ogere.
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In response to the information received, the police detective team led by one Abiodun Ayinde, who is the DPO of the Ogere Division, approached the location where the 4 suspicious individuals were seen with the stolen Toyota Camry with number plate AAA 212 GJ.
Oyeyemi revealed that the suspected car thieves fled the scene when they saw the police officers. This however led to hot chase where one of them was apprehended after injuring one of the policemen.
Luckily, the police were able to get the vehicle and obtain the contact information of the owner through the vehicle license found in the car. The police quickly put a call through to the owner identified as Mrs Phelomina, who confirmed they snatched the car from her at gunpoint in Ikoyi, Lagos.