5 held after Randburg robbery

2013-04-13 22:55
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Johannesburg - Five men were arrested in Bramley after a robbery in Randburg that led to a high-speed chase and shoot-out on Saturday, Gauteng police said.

"Police allegedly were involved in a high speed chase and shoot-out," said Lieutenant-Colonel Katlego Mogale.

Mogale said the chase ended in an accident where a police officer was injured.

"He was taken to hospital and is in a stable condition," Mogale said.

"Three firearms, an assault rifle, two pistols and jewellery were recovered."

Mogale said the men would appear in the Randburg Magistrate's Court soon on charges of attempted murder, possession of unlicenced firearms and ammunition as well as possession of suspected stolen goods.

- SAPA
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