Accra Police saves alleged armed robber from being lynched

In a video circulating on social media, the irate youth could be seen struggling with the police to land punches on his face.

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A man, suspected of being an armed robber, has been saved by the police from being lynched in East Legon, Accra.


He was accused of robbing a white man in the neighbourhood.

In a video circulating on social media, the irate youth could be seen struggling with the police to land punches on his face.


Others were seen struggling to prevent the crowd from beating the suspect.

"Shame, nice guy you won't work, you won't work...shame," a woman could be heard saying in the video.


He has been sent to the East Legon police station for further investigation.

The alleged robber is said to be a foreigner but his nationality is yet to be established.

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