Eleven nabbed after robbery

2015-10-20 06:00
All 11 suspects lay on the ground after they were arrested by Metro Police.

PHOTO: 
Cape Town metro police

All 11 suspects lay on the ground after they were arrested by Metro Police. PHOTO: Cape Town metro police

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Kensington residents can’t stop singing the praises to the Cape Town Metro Police and the Kensington police for the swift arrest of 11 suspects that robbed Liquor City in 10th Avenue in Kensington last week.

All the suspects appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate’s court yesterday. Kensington police spokesperson sergeant David Stemmet says the men are facing charges of business robbery and illegal possession of unlicensed firearms. Stemmet added that investigations still continue.

The suspects who were all in a white and yellow Toyota Quantum which was used for the robbery, were arrested by officers in Borchards Quarry Drive next to the BP Garage near the Cape Town International Airport minutes after the crime occured. Passersby watched as all the suspects lay on the ground after they were caught by the police. No one was injured during the robbery or the arrest.

CTMPD deputy chief Yolande Faro says Metro Police officers were notified to be on the outlook for the vehicle.

“Members of the Metro Police’s K9 unit reported that they had a visual of the vehicle and when an attempt was made to stop the vehicle, the driver sped off. Members of all areas responded to assist and a few minutes later they managed to stop the vehicle on Borchards Quarry drive,” she says.

All 11 suspects were arrested by metro police. “Officers found two firearms, a replica of a firearm, an undisclosed amount of money and stolen liquorn in the vehicle the suspects were travelling in,” says Faro

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

PARTNER CONTENT
WATCH: How education can change a life

A university education gives students the chance to create a better future for themselves, their families and to opportunity achieve their dreams.

/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.