Arrested for stealing a handkerchief

2011-02-22 08:06

Residents at the Qalabotjha township in Villiers arrested two young men for robbing a man of his handkerchief.

The police’s Sergeant Philani Mvuna said the man was overpowered while walking to his home in Qalabotjha at 4.30pm on Sunday.

“The suspects searched him but could not find any money, instead they took his handkerchief.”

Mvuna said concerned members of the public, who saw the incident, decided to intervene and arrested the two while calling the police.

The boys, both aged 19, were arrested and were expected to appear in the Villiers Magistrates Court on charges of robbery.

 

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