Armed Robbers hits Doc tor Mensah, Kumasi on Friday Afternoon, snatches huge sums of money , firing gunshots in the open space as traders run for their lives.

The incident happened on Friday, about 12:30 pm when the armed robbers attacked a said businessman who was coming out of t a bank in the area.

Upon open fire, traders at Central Market, Dr Mensah, Kejetia and Ashtown took to their heels in hid for their safety.

In an interview with some of the traders who were eyewitnesses of the scene, talking to Ose Kwadwo, a reporter of Kumasi-based Pure Fm, they said “the armed robbers stormed Dr Mensah, Kejetia, Central Market with gun. They ordered traders especially those operating in stores to give them their money”

“They fired gunshots when they saw one business man coming out from bank with money. They took away the money and fired gunshots which forced us to run for our lives.”

The Ashanti Regional Police Command in a swft respond to the robbery report, has deployed a team to the scene in pursue of the armed robbers.

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