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Burglar Attacks LASUTH Ward, Steals 75-Year-Old Patient’s Phones, Money

Burglar Attacks LASUTH Ward, Steals 75-Year-Old Patient’s Phones, Money

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There was anxiety at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital in Ikeja as a burglar ransacked the Male Surgical Ward B of the facility, stealing two phones and N7,000. The items reportedly belonged to a 75-year-old patient. The patient was identified simply as Kolawole. PUNCH Metro learnt that the assailant on Friday, around 2am gained entry through the window into a room in the ward, where the bedridden patient was. The burglar was said to have picked the man’s trousers on his sick bed and removed the valuables while he was asleep. It was gathered that as he was about to flee, the septuagenarian woke up and raised the alarm, which drew the attention of nurses and doctors on duty. A source at the hospital disclosed to our correspondent that by time the personnel got to t