Man held for attempted murder

2013-03-20 15:36
Johannesburg - A man sought for shooting at police officers in Kagiso, on the West Rand, last month has been arrested, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.

"Police had been looking for him and his accomplice since last month. He managed to get away after opening fire at officers, while they tried to arrest him for alleged armed robbery," police spokesperson Solomon Sibiya said.

"Police managed to track him down on Tuesday and brought him into custody."

His accomplice was still at large.

No one was injured in the shootout.

The 29-year-old is expected to appear in the Kagiso Magistrate's Court to face charges of attempted murder and armed robbery.

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