A traffic robber identified as Ismaila Yisa, was reportedly knocked down by road users during his operation on Alaka bridge, Lagos Island road, Alaka, Lagos on Monday.
The suspect who took advantage of the slight traffic congestion around 6.30am, to attack and rob one Mrs. Temitope alongside his gang members, succeeded in breaking the glass of her car and was trying to snatch her bag, when policemen were spotted approaching the scene.
MercyBabsnews reported that the traffic robber who tried escaping as police officers approached the scene, was knocked down by a vehicle and was caught.
This is coming few months after the Lagos State Task Force nabbed a notorious traffic robber, who pretended to be selling soft drinks and pure water to motorists at Oshodi bridge. SP Olayinka Egbeyemi, the Chairman of the Task Force, disclosed that the traffic robber was apprehended by officers of the Agency positioned at Oshodi bridge to check criminal activities.