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Fleeing phone snatcher knocked down by a car in Kano
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Mon, 15 Jan 2024   ||   Nigeria,

A suspected thief has been knocked down as he attempted to flee after snatching a phone from a woman in Kano State.

This is according to spokesman of the Kano State Police Command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa.

He confirmed the incident on his social media handles on Sunday evening, January 14, 2024, said the man was knocked down while crossing the popular Zoo Road.

"Now I received a report from Zoo Road that someone took a woman’s phone. He was crossing the road when a car hit him. We need to take him to the hospital,” the PPRO stated.

Kiyawa in an update on the incident said the suspect was receiving medical attention following injuries he sustained.

“After we took (the man who stole the phone) to the hospital, he was moving a bit, his spine was broken and his head was cracked”, adding that the hospital was thinking of taking him to the emergency department.


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