An anti-robbery operation has been launched to arrest robbers who attacked two families in a house at Abuakwa in the Ashanti Region. They kidnapped a 34-year-old woman in the robbery.
In a statement released by the Ghana Police, they said “The Ashanti Regional Police Command has launched an intense anti-robbery operation to arrest two robbers who attacked two families in a house at Abuakwa in the Ashanti Region wielding machetes and robbed them of some valuables and also escaped with one of the female residents of the house.”
According to a statement shared on the Ghana police service social media handle, the robbery happened around 1:15 am.
“at about 01:15 they heard an unusual noise at the main gate of their house. They came out to see what was happening and two men holding machetes suddenly emerged, pushed them back to their rooms and collected an unspecified sum of money and four mobile phones from them.”
The police assured the general public that it was doing everything in its power to bring the perpetrators to book.
“Whilst we do this, we wish to entreat the public to be security conscious at all times and avoid doing things that make them vulnerable to attacks”. The statement added.
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