Police grab 18-year old armed robber

Police grab 18-year old armed robber

- An 18-year old carpenter has been arrested by the police

- He has been suspected of armed robbery in the Kumasi metropolis

- Three other suspects are however on the run

The Ashanti regional police command has arrested an 18-year-old carpenter, Charles Mensah.

YEN.com.gh understands that together with three others, he has been terrorizing motorists at Ayeduase, a suburb of Kumasi.

According to sources, Mensah was arrested after the police followed him to the Kumasi Abbatoir area, popularly referred to as Mayanka.

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Charles Mensah. Credit: Graphic.com.gh

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This was after they had received a tip-off on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Three other suspects whose names have been withheld, are currently on the run.

Speaking at a press briefing on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the regional police service, ASP Juliana Obeng said Mensah hails from Sogakope but resides in Kumasi.

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Credit: Graphic.com.gh

She added that he has been on the radar of the police for a long time now, but has been evasive.

Upon his arres, an Italian-made pistol and its accessories were found on him.

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