Suspected robbers arrested after shoot-out on East Rand

2016-04-05 19:21

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Johannesburg - Three suspected robbers were arrested following a car chase and shoot-out with police on the N17 highway, on the East Rand, on Tuesday, Gauteng police said.

"One suspect was arrested on the scene and the other two were later arrested by police members after they called for back-up," Captain Tsekiso Mofokeng told News24.

Mofokeng said the suspects had allegedly robbed a store in Boksburg.

The incident happened at 12:15 on Tuesday.

No one was injured during the shoot-out and the police recovered all the stolen goods.

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