Off-duty cop shoots robber

2009-05-21 14:36

Durban - An off-duty policeman shot and wounded a suspected robber in Montclair, Durban on Thursday, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said.

The policeman spotted a robbery in progress on Kenyon Howden Road, ER24 spokesperson Derrick Banks said.

"He chased the robber and fired a shot."

The injured suspect fled into a nearby bush and had not yet been found.

No other injuries were reported.