It was gathered that the four armed robbery gang arrived the bank with an ash colour Toyota Camry in a shoot out but eyewitnesses were skeptical about the success of the gang in carting away some amount of money as action of policemen attached to the bank who swiftly responded by gunning down one of the gang foiled the successful operation by the robbers.
According to the PPRO Imo State, "On Arrival, the operatives engaged the four armed robbers that arrived the bank with an ash colour Toyota Camry in a shoot out. At the end of the shoot out, three Police men sustained various degrees of gun shot injuries".
Continuing Mr Enwerem posited that "others robbers escaped with serious gun shot injuries" and the "the wounded Policemen are receiving treatment in the hospital. Police operatives is intensifying patrols for the arrest of the fleeing robbers. The robbers could not gain entrance into the banking hall following the swift response of Police operatives". he concluded.