A nursing mother and her kids were rescued at midnight after police officers found them stranded around Funso Williams Avenue, Lagos State.
Lagos State Police Command said the woman was seen at about 1:15am on Friday, and was unable to drive because her car battery was low, so they helped jump-start the vehicle.
In the statement issued on its Twiiter page, the police said they also assisted her with petrol before escorting her to Mile 12 make sure she was safe.
“At about 01:15am today our officers on patrol around Funso Williams Avenue met a stranded lady with her kids in her suv. Her battery went flat. They helped jump-start the vehicle and she left the scene…
They followed her to be sure everything was well. Unfortunately, the vehicle stopped again. This time, it ran out of petrol. They assisted her with some petrol and then escorted her to the filling station in Maryland to get more…
“When asked where she was actually headed she told them Mile 12. Knowing how unsafe it was, they escorted her to a safe spot before carrying on with their patrol for the night,” the police said.
At about 01:15am today our officers on patrol around Funso Williams Avenue met a stranded lady with her kids in her suv. Her battery went flat. They helped jump-start the vehicle and she left the scene… pic.twitter.com/cqbQaFZrE8
— Lagos State Police Command II (@rrslagos767) November 6, 2020
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