Durban Central police swiftly nab armed robber

The suspect was found in possession of an unlicensed firearm.

Police officers from Durban Central were highly commended after they arrested a 20-year-old robbery suspect in the CBD, recently.

The crime occurred on July 7.

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Lt Col Thulani Zwane, a provincial police spokesman, said that the suspect allegedly entered a business premises in the CBD where he pointed a firearm at an employee.

He stole an undisclosed amount of cash, which was on the counter, and fled the scene.

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“Police immediately responded and gave chase. The suspect was soon arrested with a firearm in his possession,” explained Lt Col Zwane.

The arrested suspect appeared in court on charges of robbery and possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

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