The Bayelsa State Police Command says its operatives have foiled an armed robbery operation at Goldcoast Estate in Yenagoa, the state capital.
The police spokesman, Asinim Butswat, a Superintendent of Police, said in a statement on Monday that the breakthrough was achieved on Sunday.
He said unknown gunmen, suspected to be armed robbers, invaded Goldcoast Estate, Yenagoa, at 3:00 am on the day to rob the residents.
He said the management of the estate contacted the command’s control room and patrol teams responded swiftly and the robbery was foiled.
Butswat said the Commissioner of Police, Mike Okoli, appealed to members of the public to always contact the Police Control room on 07034578208 and 09055555803, for a prompt response.