Another family robbed at Moamoa

One more family has been robbed at Moamoa, with the escaped prisoners the prime suspects.

A resident, who spoke on the condition of anonymity in fear of the robbers, confirmed the incident, saying the family who stayed at a house at the University of the South Pacific compound, who are not Samoans, was robbed on Tuesday night.

The robbers, whom the resident said fit the description of the escaped prisoners, took iPhones, computers among other things. 

The Police responded immediately and are investigating.

The incident followed another robbery at Noah’s Store in Moamoa on Monday, where CCTV footage showed the two escaped prisoners, Pati Chong Nee and Aniseko Vaelei. 

 “Recent sightings of the escapees in Moamoa and the much-publicized video of the escapees running amok inside Noah’s Supermarket is less than a hundred meters from our house,” the Moamoa resident said.

The Police Commissioner Fuiavaili’ili Egon Keil said the Police are still doing the best they can to find the escaped prisoners.

 “We are being very proactive in looking for these two escapees, as you saw on our Samoa Police Service website that these two are still outstanding.

“Our aim is to get these two in our custody as soon as possible; we are working in close collaboration with the Prisons as well through the prison guards.”

Fuiavaili’ili also reminded the public that the men are considered dangerous and members of the public have been advised not to approach them while pleading to the public for cooperation.

“They are escapees with criminal history, please do not approach them instead call the police right away and we will respond and deal with them appropriately.

“We are currently putting police cars everywhere, they might hit next and hopefully they will not hurt anyone or damage properties.

“We need the help from the community,” he appeals.

Contact the police on phone number 22222 if you have any information on the whereabouts of the two convicts.

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