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2022/03/03      |  Written By:  Captain G Meyer   |   Province:  Western Cape

Philippi-East: In the police’s efforts to reduce contact crimes in Philippi-East, two suspects were arrested after they robbed a pensioner in Lower Cross Roads this morning.

The suspects accosted the victim by threatening him with an imitation firearm and robbed him of his cellular phone and an undisclosed amount of money.

The victim then alerted the police members on patrol, whereby the suspects were arrested in the nearby vicinity.

The suspects are currently in detention and will appear in court once charged.