Man arrested for Signal Hill muggings

2016-11-15 06:00

A Bo-Kaap man has been arrested for two armed muggings in the Camps Bay section of Table Mountain National Park.

Visitor Safety Rangers and local police planned covert operations in Camps Bay area following the muggings and arrested the man last Monday.

A Camps Bay man was mugged below Signal Hill by an armed man on Wednesday 26 October. He was robbed of his iPhone and cash. The suspect fled in the direction of the CBD. Two German tourists were mugged by an armed man at the same spot on Tuesday 1 November at 15:00.

The suspect was found to live in Bo-Kaap. He was found in possession of the two cellphones and a knife matching the description given by the victims, Sanparks says in a statement.

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