2 held for armed robbery in Cape Town

2012-06-30 09:05

Johannesburg - Two men were arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Goodwood on Friday, Cape Town police said.

Captain FC Van Wyk said flying squad members along with members of the command centre were in pursuit of a suspicious vehicle on Friday morning.

"The chase ended up at the N1 City Mall Goodwood. The suspects jumped out of the vehicle and tried to flee from the scene."

He said one suspect was arrested at the vehicle and the other 100m away.

The officers seized an illegal firearm, a stolen Toyota Conquest and R45 000 in cash.

"After further investigation it was found that the suspects robbed a lady of the R45,000 in Letchworth Street, Edgmead, Bothasig."

The men were detained at Goodwood police station and would appear in the Goodwood Magistrate's Court on Monday.

  • Ben - 2012-06-30 09:15

    Good work,police. This lady will be pleased to get her money back.

  • keith.f.murphy - 2012-06-30 09:40

    Where did this lady get the money?? Investigate her it might be TIK money

  • Andrew - 2012-06-30 10:02

    slap on the wrist and set free!!!

  • carolyn.dewrance - 2012-06-30 10:42

    If that money was for salaries, then why does it not get paid directly into the workers accounts. This would save her collecting such a large ammount from the bank and also risking her life. I smell a rat here, possible insurance claim that went wrong.

  • sonja.xaba - 2012-06-30 10:59

    lol hahaha...these fools come to the western cape thinking they can escape - think again, western cape is top class - not like other provinces. commit crime in WC and you going to get busted!! let this be a lesson. WESTERN CAPE RULES!! (viva the DA)

  • glyn.morgan.96 - 2012-06-30 14:21

    Yes! Well done Cops!

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