Four held after robbing store, customers

2013-04-20 14:38


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Johannesburg - Four men who allegedly robbed a shop in Isipingo, KwaZulu-Natal have been arrested, police said on Saturday.

Colonel Vincent Mdunge said the men were arrested on Friday.

Earlier on Friday, after a group of five men robbed a shop of an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes. They also robbed customers in the store.

"Isipingo police were notified of the robbery and they immediately responded to the complaint. Within 30 minutes after the robbery, four suspects were arrested while they were still in the vicinity of the scene," Mdunge said.

The fifth man managed to run away from the police.

"The outstanding suspect who is still at large has been identified and he will be arrested soon."

The four would appear in the Umlazi Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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