Crime wrap: Athlone

2019-05-28 06:01
  • Athlone: Athlone police officers need help to find two suspects linked to a business robbery at Oasis Road in Hazendal on Tuesday 21 May at 10:35. The armed suspects pretended to be customers before assaulting the owner with a firearm and demanding money. They fled with R800 and 10 packets of cigarettes. No shots were fired and no injuries were sustained. Anyone with information can call the station on 021 697 9238/39.
  • Manenberg: Manenberg Crime Prevention Unit arrested two women aged 28 and 41 for the possession of a firearm and ammunition in Susan Court, Heideveld, on Thursday 23 May. Police had executed a search warrant in the area. The suspects were found with one Astra 45mm pistol and seven live rounds loaded in the magazine hidden under the bed. The serial number of the pistol was removed.

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