Two held for robbery in N Cape

2013-10-21 22:06

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Johannesburg - Two men have been arrested in connection with armed robberies outside taverns in Hartswater, near Pampierstad, Northern Cape police said on Monday.

"The police received a complaint of three unknown men who are robbing people outside taverns of their cellular phones, money and jewellery," said Lieutenant Sergio Kock.

On Sunday, police arrested two men, aged 19 and 36, in Bonita Park, Hartswater.

"The police searched them and found two firearms, seven magazines, ammunition, a gold ring, three cellular phones and watches," he said.

Police were seeking a third man in connection with the armed robberies.

The arrested men would appear in court soon, Kock said.

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