suspected armed robber nabbed by Delta police, recover arms

Written by on April 13, 2023

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have nabbed a suspected armed robber identified as Joseph Vincent during a stop and search operation.

A statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer for Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe, affirmed that the suspect was apprehended during a stop and search duty.

According to the PPRO, the operatives of Dragon 18 and 29, while on stop and search duty along Jeremi/Iwhrekan road in Ughelli South LGA, intercepted a tricycle with Reg. No. GBB 022 UN, driven by one Isreal Sibito, conveying three females and one male passenger.

While the search was being carried out, the male passenger who was later identified as Joseph Vincent, aged 24 years, jumped down from the tricycle and ran into a nearby bush in an attempt to escape, and he was given a hot chase by the operatives and arrested”, the police spokesman stated.

The PPRO disclosed that when a thorough search was conducted on the suspect, two locally fabricated Berretta pistols were recovered from him.

The police spokesman said that an investigation is ongoing into the matter.

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