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Vigilance by Johannesburg K9 Unit members lead to the swift apprehension of two suspects following a business robbery incident
2022/08/09

 

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Gauteng

GAUTENG - Two suspects were arrested on Saturday, 06 August 2022 by members of Johannesburg K9 Unit for multiple charges following a business robbery incident that took place in Bloemfontein earlier that same day.

The SAPS members reportedly obtained information of a business robbery that took place in Bloemfontein and that the suspects were travelling in a stolen white vehicle towards Gauteng, the members remained on high alert.

The said vehicle was identified and a car chase ensued. The suspects fired shots at the police and the members returned fire. The suspects subsequently collided with another vehicle where after the police apprehended two suspects, one suspect managed to evade his arrest.

The suspects are facing charges of attempted murder, possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition and possession of presumed stolen property.

Further investigation is underway.

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