Enugu - The Enugu State Police Command has arrested one Ugochukwu Ogbu for attempting to rob a filling station in Eha Amufu in Isiuzo Local Government Area.
The Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Ebere Amarizu, said in a statement in Enugu on Thursday that the command had begun investigation into the incident.
The statement said the suspect could not achieve his aim at the time following an alarm raised by the pump attendants and others around the scene.
It said the police in Isiuzo swung into action and apprehended the suspect and recovered one locally made short gun and one live cartridge.
The statement commended the public for assisting the police in identifying suspected hoodlums and urged them to continue in that spirit.
The command also solicited for timely and prompt information from members of the public.