Mob Kill Handset Snatcher in Warri

A handset snatcher, identified as Lucky, has been mobbed to death in the Iyara community in Warri, Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.

From reports gathered by our correspondents, Lucky was caught in the criminal act at the popular Akara Junction in the area as he attacked a young girl.

In his attempts to forcefully dispossess the young girl of her mobile phone, he stabbed the girl severally in one of her arms, but the girl was said to have refused to let go of her phone despite the injuries.

It was gathered that as the struggle continued, the girl raised the alarm calling for help to the annoyance of her assailant.

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Fortunately for the girl, she was said to have received response from some male residents of the area who moved to her rescue and, in the process, overpowered Lucky and stabbed him severely.

However, Lucky reportedly escaped from the scene with multiple injuries and raced towards the nearby Iyara Roundabout along Cemetery Road, where he later died due to blood loss.

The Police Public Relations Officer for the Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe, was contacted and confirmed the incident.