TVC E. An 18 year old teenage boy who stole a laptop today Tuesday May 31st 2016 has escaped being almost beaten to death by an angry mob.
The teenage boy was caught red handed whilst stealing the laptop around Ikorodu area.
According to witnesses, the teenager sneaked into a shop in the area, stole the laptop and was on the verge of getting away with it when the shop owner saw him and raised alarm which drew the attention of the people in the area.
The young thief was allegedly given a chase, he was finally caught up with after managing to scale three fences.
His pursuers thereafter pounced on him and beat him mercilessly. For the timely intervention of some elders in the area who begged the mob to hand him over to the police, he would have been beaten to death.