For their bravery, youths of Igboelerin community, a Lagos subrub, were able to resist robbery attack in thier community as they repelled the robbers attack when they made attempt to rob the community on 17th January 2021, at about 11.30pm.
According to eyewitness, the suspected armed robbers came on 2 unregistered bikes with the intention of attacking their targets before they were repelled by the youths who have been involved in the community policing strategies of the of the Lagos state police command.
The youths were able to recover one unregistered operational bike and one locally made pistol with a life cartridge from the robbers.
The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, while commending the youths of the area, has ordered for the manhunt and arrest of the fleeing armed robbers. He encouraged Lagosians to embrace the idea of community-based policing which has paid off in many areas of the state.