Thieves violently attacked a money transfer shop in Freetown’s Furniture area on Wednesday. According to eyewitnesses, the assailants launched a heavy assault on the establishment, successfully executing their operation.

The attack, which occurred around midday, left the shop’s accountant critically injured. Reports indicate that the woman was stabbed multiple times, leaving her in a near-death state. She has been rushed to a local hospital where she is receiving urgent medical care. The severity of her injuries has raised serious concerns about her chances of survival.

Local residents are in shock and fear following the incident, which underscores the rising crime rate in the area. Witnesses described the scene as chaotic, with the attackers showing no mercy as they ransacked the shop, making off with an undisclosed amount of money.

In the aftermath of the attack, citizens are urging money shop owners and other business operators to enhance their security measures. The call for increased security is echoed by community leaders, who emphasize the need for businesses to safeguard their premises to prevent such violent incidents.

The incident has sparked a broader conversation about the adequacy of security in commercial areas of Freetown, with many calling for more robust police presence and community vigilance.