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SUSPECTS ARRESTED AND 3 FIREARMS RECOVERED MINUTES AFTER AN ARMED ROBBERY: GAUTENG
2021/10/04      |  Written By:  Warrant Officer J van Dyk   |   Province:  Gauteng

GAUTENG: 29 September 2021- At approximately 11:45, the victim withdrew money at a shopping complex in the Montana area. When he arrived at his workplace, four men armed with pistols in a VW Caravelle stopped behind him and demanded the cash that he withdrew at the bank.

The money was handed over and the suspects fled the scene. The victim raised alarm, Sinoville CPF was notified and a discription of the vehicle and occupants was dispatched on the CPF radios. Members of Sinoville SAPS noticed the vehicle while doing patrols in the area. Sinoville SAPS members forced the vehicle to stop and three suspects were arrested while the fourth one escaped with an undisclosed amount of money. Three firearms were discovered hidden in the vehicle's roof.

The Station Commander of Sinoville SAPS, Colonel MM Roberts would like to congratulate the members on the magnificent arrest made, she would also like to thank the Sinoville CPF for their assistance in this matter. Colonel Roberts would like to emphasize the importance of the community, especially the CPF with partnerships to bring culprits to book and to safeguard our community.