A young man has left netizens with their mouths aghast after he escaped while being transported to police station.
The police had arrested him and some other suspects, but as they were driving off, he jumped down from a police van and took to his heels.
He alighted and ran so fast that the camera was only able to catch a brief glimpse of him in motion.
It as gathered that the incident happened around 8pm at night in Mowe area of Lagos.
Some bystanders could watched the drama unfold in shock and the police officers seemed so taken by surprise that they could not even engage him in a hot pursuit.
Watch the video below:
In other news, two young men have made headlines over their brazen confrontation of police officers in Lagos state.
In a video making the round, the youths could be seen getting into a scuffle with two men of the Nigeria Police.
The incident happened in Meiran area of the state and it as because the officer had seized a phone which belongs to one of the guys.
They made attempts to dispossess one of the officers of his service weapon, which is a rifle
As the policeman kept struggling to maintain a firm grip on his rifle, the guy became more aggressive and forcefully tried to snatch it, which resulted in the officer falling to the ground.
Spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command, Benjamin Hundeyin reacted to the viral video by giving an update.
He said the two men have been arrested and that they would be prosecuted.
Hundeyin wrote on Twitter; ”The incident happened at Meiran. These two have been arrested and detained. I will provide further updates.”