Police halt armed robbers getaway

Police at the scene where the suspects were arrested.

Two men were arrested and a Z88 firearm was recovered following an armed robbery on O’ Flaherty Road in Clare Estate on Friday.

According to Sydenham SAPS communications officer, Cpt Myentherin Lazarus, the victim was at his place of work paying his workers when he was accosted by three males who were armed with firearms. They took an unknown amount of cash, cellphones and fled.

ALSO READ: Security officers foil house break-in attempt

“Crime Prevention Unit members were patrolling O’ Flaherty Road when they noticed three men running out of a driveway. The suspects then fired at police. The officers then called for back-up and the Airwing, Dog Unit and other officers responded to the call and gave chase. Two of the suspects ran into the new development. The first suspect was arrested and was found in possession of a Z88 pistol with 16 live rounds of ammunition. The second suspect was arrested in a nearby bush and the third suspect is still being sought,” he said.

ALSO READ: Armed robbery suspects nabbed 

The arrested suspects, aged 26 and 35, were charged for armed robbery, possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition. They appeared in the Durban Magistrates’ Court.

Visit our sister sites for more news in the respective areas: 

find your
dream home

looking for an
affordable
apartment

List your Property

It's easy in only three
simple steps...

find professional
services in
your area

Locate a business
operating in
your area

List your Business

Want more customers? They're online right now, searching for businesses like yours. Place your ad now...

Latest News

COMMENTS

phoenix_smallchatsworth_smallmerebank_smallmidsouth_small Autodealer.co.za
Top
Next Story x
How to recognise separation anxiety disorder in children

Thanx for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

SUBSCRIBE
to our free NEWSLETTER
!
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.




SELECT your titles:

Mid South Coast Rising Sun
Phoenix Sun
Rising Sun Chatsworth
Rising Sun Lenasia
Rising Sun Overport


Your details:


Your friends:

I didn't sign up for this
I'd like to see and read more... (Please indicate in comments section below)
I'm relocating (Please indicate where to)
Other