A 37 year old man Philip Atakpa is in the grips of the Awutu Breku police for allegedly snatching a Toyota corolla car with registration GW 8800-14 from a Taxi driver Monday, December 19, at 7pm.

Narrating the incident, the driver Ebenezer Ampofo said the suspect hired him to Gomoa Potsin and on their way, Philip poured Ginger and pepper on his face and quickly jumped into the cab and sped off, leaving him [driver] to his fate.

But some Good Samaritans around the area, according to him helped to arrest Philip Atakpa and handed him over to the police.

Police say investigations are underway to prosecute the car snatcher.