Seven arrested in foiled robbery

2019-11-07 13:00
Police arrested seven suspects and shot two in a botched robbery at the Promenade Mall on Thursday.

Police arrested seven suspects and shot two in a botched robbery at the Promenade Mall on Thursday.

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Swift action from Mitchell's Plain police stopped robbers in their tracks following a business robbery at a cellphone shop at Promenade Mall today (Thursday 7 November). 

The officers went to the store following a complaint and saw the robbers leaving the store.

A shoot-out between police and the robbers ensued and two suspects were shot and injured in the process. 

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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