Police arrest cellphone store robbers

2019-11-12 06:01

Swift action from officers attached to the Mitchell’s Plain police station stopped robbers in their tracks following a business robbery that was perpetrated at a cellphone shop. The officers went to the store and saw the robbers leaving the store. A shoot-out between police and the robbers occurred and two suspects were shot and injured.

The suspects were transported to a hospital and are under police guard.

Seven suspects aged between 20 and 40 were arrested and two firearms were recovered. Once charged, the suspects are due to appear in the Mitchell’s Plain magistrate’s court. The property stolen from the store was recovered at the scene.

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