A gang of armed robbers on Saturday attacked a fuel filling station at Asenema, a suburb of Adukrom in the Eastern region.

According to sources, the robbers made away with an amount of ¢1,200 and mobile phones.

The armed men numbering about three attacked a female attendant and a private security man on duty.

They hit the security man with a club rendering him powerless before they carried out their operation.

The armed men also robbed passengers in a commercial vehicle buying fuel at the station.

The Okere Municipal Chief Executive, Nana Addo Kenneth, who confirmed the incident suspects a localised robbery gang.

Sources say the Adukrom Police arrived at the robbery scene late after they had fled into a nearby bush.

Meanwhile, the fuel filling station has been temporarily shut down while the police commence investigations.



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