Business robbers arrested in Pinetown

2016-12-06 06:01

PINETOWN police officers arrested three suspects aged between 20 and 30 for business robbery last week.

It is alleged that at about 8.30 am the suspects entered a gold company in Caversham where they held up employees at gunpoint.

The employees were robbed of their bags and cell phones. The suspects allegedly stole various carats of gold. At this stage the value is unknown.

According to police the suspects fled on foot after they were chased by employees working at a neighbouring companies.
Members of the Pinetown Rapid Response Team responded to the complaint and the suspects were arrested.The items that were stolen during the robbery were also recovered. The suspects will appeared in the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court facing business robbery case.

KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa urged business owners to take extra precaution during this festive season.

“We will increase our police deployments in areas where most crimes are committed and we appeal to customers and business people to be vigilant. Report any suspicious activities taking place at your business premises. Our Crime Stop number 08600 10111 can be used for quick response.” - Supplied.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
ADVERTORIAL
Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

/Sport
 

WATCH: Man films himself going down water slide upside down as things go very wrong…

What is at first an exciting tummy-turning adventure stunt, quickly turns into a scarily bad idea caught on camera. Take a look:

 
 

You won't want to miss...

Best date night restaurants in South Africa
WATCH: Ryan Reynolds offers fans a free tattoo in new Deadpool 2 teaser
Should you date your co-worker?
Hip Cape Town bars to discover this summer
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.