Armed robbers invaded Eleshin at Olomo community in Apete, Ido Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria early on Saturday morning, using a point-of-sale device to transfer money from unsuspecting victims.
The robbers reportedly arrived in the area at around 1am and used the device to take an unspecified amount of money from one of their victims’ accounts.
They also took two phones, an iPhone 11 Pro Max and XS Max, and transferred an undisclosed amount of money from the victim’s wife’s account.
The incident has caused panic and fear among the residents of the community. The case has been reported to the Apete Divisional Police Command, and the state Police Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, is yet to confirm the incident.
The recent incident of armed robbery in Eleshin at Olomo community in Apete, Ido Local Government Area of Oyo State has raised concerns about the security situation in the area. The use of a Point-of-Sale device by the robbers has added a new dimension to their criminal activities and has left residents in a state of fear and anxiety.
The incident highlights the need for improved security measures in the community, as well as increased vigilance among residents. The police have been informed of the incident and are expected to take appropriate measures to apprehend the perpetrators and bring them to justice.
It is important for residents to take precautions and be mindful of their surroundings, especially during late hours. They should also avoid walking alone in isolated areas and be wary of strangers who approach them. In addition, residents should report any suspicious activity to the police immediately.
The incident serves as a reminder that criminal activities can occur anywhere and at any time. It is important for everyone to be vigilant and take measures to ensure their safety and the safety of their community. Through increased cooperation between residents and law enforcement agencies, it is possible to deter criminal activities and create a safer environment for everyone.
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