Armed robbers who specialise in robbing innocent users of Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) in commercial banks have device a new method of disposing unsuspecting victims of their money.
According to Nigerian Police, the robbers new mode of operation is that they disguise like bank customers and wait patiently for their target to withdraw cash before attacking their target.
The police said:” On July 30 2015 at about 12:10am a male bank customer went to withdraw money from one of the ATMs at the Central Business District, Abuja, three young men pretending to have come to withdraw money attack him.
The victim raised an alarm which attracted nearby police patrol team to the scene. The hoodlums took to their heels upon sighting the advancing police team, one automatic pistol fell from one of the suspects and was recovered by the Police.”
Luckily for the victims, the robbers were not successful in disposing him of his money.
But another victim was unlucky as robbers attacked him and disposed the money he had got to with from ATM on July 28.
The police added that one of the perpetrators of the crime arrested following a distress call to the police while other gangs are still on the run adding that efforts are being made to apprehend others.