The Nigerian Police and Army have foiled a robbery operation at Mpape area in Abuja.

The robbers reportedly gain entrance into a first generation bank in the area on Saturday morning as early as 10am but were unable to leave as the armed forces surrounded the area.

Two of the robbers according to report have surrendered while one who disguised in security uniform was shot.

The policemen and soldiers joint team stormed the surroundings of the bank less than 30 minutes after the robbers commenced their operation inside the bank.

Video of the arrest:

The robbers initially refused to come out of the bank after one of them was shot.

They were suspected to be young guys between the ages of 25-35.

Here are pictures from the scene:

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Scene from the money heist in Abuja
Scene from the money heist

Scene from the money heist
Scene from the money heist

The suspected robbers were arrested around 1pm on Saturday. The operation lasted for more than an hour.

Vanguard News Nigeria.

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