A midnight thief has gotten more than he could chew after sustaining a fatal injury during a robbery operation.
According to a report by Focus Naija, the thief operating around Ighwreovie community in Ughelli North Local Government area of Delta State had gone to a house to steal when the house owner (name withheld) macheted the thief’s outstretched hand.
The thief had successfully tore the the victim’s net but the noise made by the window blind gave him away.
According to the victim, he learnt to be vigilant after surviving an attempt by burglars to gain access into his apartment sometime ago.
His vigilance paid off when this particular thief, unknowing of what will befall him, stretched forth his hand to operate.
Efforts to apprehend him was futile as he escaped into the dead of the night after the cut
Residents are by this notice requested to report anyone found nursing such type of injury within the neighborhood.