Woman and accomplices rob their neighbour

2015-06-02 06:00

A woman and three men have been accused of robbing a resident at a Tafelsig home on Monday.

At 23:15 police were notified of a robbery at a Perdeberg Street home.

According to the complainant a 28-year-old Congolese man was at home when he heard a knock on the door.

“A female neighbour knocked on the man’s door to inform him that she was there to give back a cellphone that she stole. When the man opened the door the woman was accompanied by three other armed men,” says Warrant Officer Wynita Kleinsmith, police spokesperson.

The three men threatened the victim and in the process stabbed him in the hand with a knife. The robbers took a cellphone, laptop and cash and fled the scene on foot.

One of the man’s neighbours saw what was happening and went to the home of the woman. Here he managed to retrieve the phone and laptop, but the men got away with the cash.

The 19-year-old woman was arrested and detained at the Mitchell’s Plain police station on a charge of house robbery.

The police are still looking for the three, known men

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