Crime wrap: Grassy Park

2019-08-20 06:00
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  • Kenwyn: Two men aged 26 and 27, and a 25-year-old woman were arrested at 15:55 on Thursday 18 July. The suspects were arrested in connection with an armed robbery after they allegedly pointed a firearm at a victim. They took five cellphones and R3 000 in cash before fleeing on foot. The suspects were arrested and appeared in the Wynberg magistrate’s court on charges of house robbery, on Monday 12 August.

  • Ottery: Seven men between the ages of 18 and 24 from Hanover Park were arrested at 01:30 on Thursday 8 August. Lansdowne police officers received a complaint of a business robbery that was in progress in Mercury Crescent. On arrival, the officers found the suspects who were busy packing electronic items. Officers also noticed that the suspects gained entrance by forcing the front door and burglar gates open. All the suspects were detained at Lansdowne police station and faced charges of business breaking and appeared in the Wynberg magistrate’s court on Monday 12 August.

  • Lansdowne: Three unknown men broke into a house in Mansfield Road, Yorkshire Estate and allegedly took two television sets. This, according to the police statement, happened on Wednesday 14 August. According to the complainant (69), she was at home when she heard a noise at the back of the house. She went to check and saw the suspects who were already in the house. One of the suspects instructed her not to scream otherwise he would kill her. She retaliated and started shouting for help, after which the suspects fled the scene. They ran away with the appliances in a car with an unidentified registration number. No shots were fired and injuries were sustained. A case of house robbery was opened at Lansdowne police station for investigation. No arrests have been made yet.Anyone with information can contact Lansdowne detectives at 021 700 9000 or 082 576 2804. Anonymity for information given is guaranteed.

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