Swift cop act nabs ‘thief’

2018-06-28 06:02
An officer loads the suspected stolen pipes confiscated in Gugulethu.

An officer loads the suspected stolen pipes confiscated in Gugulethu.

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A swift response by police in Gugulethu has resulted in the arrest of a 20-year-old man, following a robbery in NY5.

The robbery occurred inside a vehicle on Friday 15 June at 07:00.

According to information, the complainant was on her way to work when a group of men carrying axes and spades stopped the vehicle and opened the driver’s door by force, demanding money and cellphones.

The suspects went to the passenger’s door where the complainant was sitting and they demanded her bag and fled on foot. Gugulethu police followed up on information and arrested the suspect.

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