A 28-year-old mason, Isaac Ampeh missed death by a whisker as he was nearly lynched at Atoma near Jeikrodua in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region for allegedly stealing over 25 goats and sheep.
The suspect is alleged to have gone to the town from Gbawe in the Greater Accra Region to steal the animals.
He was arrested by some residents on Saturday around 3:30 am who wanted to kill him but was saved by others who had mercy on him.
The suspect was sent to the Jeikrodua Hospital where he’s receiving treatment.
Police have commenced investigations into the matter.