Alleged robber killed in crash

2013-05-25 17:02


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Johannesburg - A suspected robber was killed and four other people were injured when a high speed chase ended in a collision in Randburg on Saturday, Gauteng police said.

Spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini said three men had robbed two Malawians of their luggage in Randburg when they sped off in their car.

Security guards followed them and a high-speed chase ensued.

"The suspects' vehicle made a U-turn on Jan Smuts Avenue and faced on-coming traffic and was involved in a serious collision with another vehicle," said Dlamini.

One of the alleged robbers was killed in the crash.

A woman and her daughter were seriously injured and were taken to hospital.

Police recovered a firearm from the men's car as well as the stolen goods.

Police were investigating whether the Malawians had been followed from the OR Tambo International Airport where they had just landed or were only targeted outside the house in Bordeaux.

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