Suspect caught after mother of 2 held at gunpoint

2016-03-22 20:18


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Johannesburg - One of the men who was seen robbing a woman at gunpoint while she was with her two daughters in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, has been arrested, Bad Boys private security said on Tuesday.

The company's Hendrik de Klerk told News24 that security guards had seen three suspects robbing a woman with two small daughters at gunpoint on the corner of Catherine and Abel streets in Berea, Hillbrow, on Tuesday.

"We chased the suspects and managed to arrest one and took him to the Hillbrow police station, with the complainant to open a case of armed robbery," De Klerk said.

The woman had been robbed of three cellphones and a school certificate. Only one of her cellphones was recovered.

The man was also found in possession of an unlicensed firearm. The other two suspects were still at large.

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