Three arrested for robbery, assault in Joburg

2016-01-26 16:02

Johannesburg – Three men have been arrested following an armed robbery and assault in Fordsburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng police said on Tuesday.   

The three allegedly robbed a 29-year-old man, who was walking in the area with his brothers on Monday, Warrant Officer Xoli Mbele said.

One of the robbers pointed a firearm at the victims and his accomplices searched them. One of the brothers was stabbed and wounded.  

The suspects fled with a cellphone and money. Police on routine crime prevention duties apprehended the suspects, and a knife and firearm where recovered.  

The three were expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's court soon.  

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