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HAWKS' TOMS ARREST THREE SUSPECTS AFTER CHASE AND GUN BATTLE: PRETORIA
2021/10/08      |  Written By:  Captain L Ramovha   |   Province:  Gauteng

PRETORIA - A high-speed chase that started in the Midrand area, resulted in the arrest of three suspects in Kelvin, near Sandton on Thursday afternoon following a shootout.

Two suspects were injured during the shootout with the Technical Operation Management Section (TOMS), one surrendered unharmed, whilst the officers were unscathed.

The trio aged 31, 37 and 39 have been on the Hawks' radar for about a week. They are said to be part of a syndicate that targets people who withdraw large amount of money from banks and then follow the victims home or intercept the motorists along the way before they rob them.

Two unsilenced firearms and a getaway, VW Golf  have been recovered on the scene along Midway Mews in a residential complex.

At this stage charges of attempted murder, possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition are being preferred. They are expected to appear in the Wynberg Magistrates’ Court soon.