BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,23RD NOV 2021-There was a standoff at a commercial bank in Kisumu City on Tuesday, November 23, after suspected robbers attempted to forcefully gain entry.
In a video that has gone viral , police officers are seen firing in the air and giving orders to terrified bankers and onlookers as they tried to counter the robbery.
The police officers ordered the onlookers and passersby to lie flat on their bellies as they tried to identify and capture the robbers.
The officers were also seen directing traffic as they tried to stabilise the situation.
By the time of going to press, the commercial bank had not shared any details of the foiled robbery even as police are yet to issue a statement on whether the suspected robbers had been apprehended.
According to media reports, four armed robbers had attempted to raid the facility but were countered by the quick action of police who arrived minutes later.