Officials of Lagos Rapid Response Squad (RRS) today March 25 recovered a Toyota Highlander, a locally made cut to size double barrel gun with three live cartridges, a dog (American Eskimo breed) and jewelry from fleeing armed robbers in the Alagbado area of the state.
A statement released by RRS says that items also found in the vehicle with the registration number AGL 276 AQ, were: two HP laptops, one NEC laptop, one LG TV, one iPhone 12 Pro max, one Elepac generator, two kitchen knives.
The robbers were said to be heading into Lagos around 2:20 a.m. from Abeokuta when they were accosted by Rapid Response Squad (RRS) officials on patrol at Adura Bus Stop, Alagbado. The four occupants abandoned the vehicle and fled in different directions.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the robbers engaged in a house–to–house robbery in Abeokuta and collected the vehicle of one of their victims to convey their loot from the scenes.
RRS says the owner of the vehicle has been contacted in Abeokuta, Ogun State while the police are presently gathering more information that would assist in the arrest of the fleeing suspects.