Kaneshie Robbery Police launch manhunt for two other suspects

The Accra Regional Police Command has launched a manhunt for two of the suspected robbers who engaged in a robbery incident at a Forex Bureau near Kaneshie in Accra.

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The Accra Regional Police Command has launched a manhunt for two of the suspected robbers who engaged in a robbery incident at a Forex Bureau near Kaneshie in Accra.

Some residents in the area sustained minor injuries after four suspected robbers robbed a Forex Bureau and started firing into a crowd whose attention had been drawn to an alarm raised by the Forex Bureau attendant.

RELATED: Two dead in Kaneshie shootouts

The Police who engaged the robbers in a gun battle, critically injured two of the four suspected robbers, who were then chased by the Police and workers of Abossey Okine to the SIC office near Royal House Chapel on the Circle-Kaneshie road where the pair were eventually arrested.

RELATED: Police shoot dead two suspected robbers in gun battle

Confirming the incident to Pulse.com.gh, the Accra Regional Police Command Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Afia Tenge said one of the injured suspected robbers was released from the Police hospital yesterday, with the other still in the hospital due to his critical condition.

She also debunked speculations that the forex bureau attendant died in the robbery attack.

"The money that was robbed from the forex bureau has also been recovered. The locally manufactured pistols they used have all been recovered, she added.

ASP Afia Tenge added that the police are currently searching for two other suspects, one being a lady, who escaped during the shootouts.

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