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SUSPECTS BUSTED WITH STOLEN PROPERTY AND AN IMITATION FIREARM USED DURING A ROBBERY IN ELSIES RIVER: NYANGA CLUSTER
2021/01/14      |  Written By:  Captain NP Sitshitshi   |   Province:  Western Cape

Three suspects are expected to appear in court this week following their arrest on an armed robbery case, possession of an imitation firearm and stolen property.

Members attached to Elsies River acted to information received about an armed robbery that took place this morning at about 06:35 at the foot bridge in De Maas Street in Elsies. Information led members to the esidence in Drommedaris Street in Ruytenwacht. Three suspects who were pointed out by the complainant were arrested and the stolen items the suspects had robbed which included a cell phone, DVD and other items were recovered. An imitation firearm was also recovered during the search.

All three suspects aged 20, 21 and 27 were arrested and are due to appear in Bellville Magistrates' Court once charged on the mention charges.

The Station Commander of Elsies River, Brigadier Mark Hartzenberg applauded members for their swift response, arrests and recovery of the complainant’s stolen property as well as the imitation firearm which are mostly used during the commission of serious crimes.

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An imitation firearm were recovered