Desperate robber kills self

2012-01-18 13:58

Delareyville - An armed robber killed himself and three other robbers were arrested after holding up a farm shop in Delareyville, North West police said on Wednesday.

Captain Tselane Nkala said six men stole three guns from the shop's safe in the robbery on Tuesday morning. They fled afterwards.

"The police were chasing the men and found them hiding in [nearby] bushes," Nkala said.

"One of the men had a gun and he shot himself in the head before police could arrest him. They managed to catch three of the other suspects, while two of them ran away."

The wounded robber was taken to a nearby hospital, but died before he could be treated.

Police were still searching for the other two, Nkala said.

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