*19-Year-Old Armed Robber Apprehended Over Attempts To Snatch Police Patrol Bike*

A teenager, identified as Akinjobi Wahab, aged 19 years, was on Sunday arrested while attempting to snatch a motorcycle belonging to operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), a unit of the Lagos State Police Command.

Wahab, reportedly said to be wielding a machete, was nabbed at about 4:00 am on Acme Road, Agidingbi in the Ikeja area of the state.

According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, his colleagues in crime ran away having realized Wahab has been successful arrested.

“Rapid Response Squad (RRS) operatives in plain clothes, patrolling on a motorcycle, have arrested a robbery suspect, Akinjobi Wahab, aged 19 while trying to snatch their motorcycle”.

“The machete-wielding suspect was arrested at about 4am on Acme Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja in company of four others now at large”.

“This is coming on the heels of the emplacement of regular foot and vehicular patrols in the area by the Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, in response to repeated complaints that robbers operate around Agidingbi, Ikeja very early mornings,” Hundeyin said in a statement.

Hundeyin disclosed that Wahab’s arrest came amidst repeated complaints that robbers operate around the Agidingbi area very early mornings.

He further affirmed that the suspect would be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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