A suspected thief has alledgely jumped into the Lagos lagoon after successfully snatching a phone from a passenger in traffic. However unlucky for him, he couldn’t swim and nearly saw himself drowning.

According to a Facebook user identified as Abeke Mabawonku, who shared the post of the incident on Facebook, the suspected thief who could not swim, jumped into the Lagos lagoon after snatching a phone from a passenger in traffic yesterday afternoon, February 15th 2019.

Luck ran out on the thief after he couldn’t swim when he landed into the Lagoon. He cried out for help and was rescued by passersby who recovered the stolen phone from him.

Ashamed of his act, the thief asked that he be thrown back into the lagoon but the people refused to lynch him or throw him into the Lagoon. He has since been handed over to the police.

Sharing the post on Facebook, Abeke Mabawonku wrote;

Suspected thief who could not swim, jumped into the Lagos lagoon after snatching a phone from a passenger in traffic this afternoon ….He was rescued and the phone was recovered from him

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