Two robbers caught after swift response by police

2009-11-13 00:00

TWO 26-year-old men were arrested after robbing a pedestrian at the corner of Berg and West Streets on Wednesday evening.

According to police, Moses Mbele (32) was walking towards town when the two men approached him.

One pulled a knife and they both attacked Mbele, kicking and punching him. They took R10 and a cellphone from him and fled on foot.

Mbele stopped a police vehicle which happened to be passing and reported the incident. Police gave chase and arrested both suspects.

The robbery victim positively identified his assailants and his cellular phone was found in their possession.

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