Business robbery suspects arrested

On Thursday, 30 July 2020 at about 09:50 at Plumblink in Dalpark, Brakpan, about five (5) suspects entered the shop then blocked the door. One of them carrying a pistol ordered everyone to lie down. The others demanded the safe to be opened. As the manager was opening the safe, they took their backpacks and stashed the money inside. They also demanded the employers for their cellphones and ran out.
Suspects shot two shots in the air and went into the next door shop where an undisclosed amount of cash was also taken, including laptops and customers’ cellphones. The suspects left the scene in a Mercedes Benz and a Toyota Etios, direction to Wattville.
The police gave chase until at Olifantsfontein where the 4 suspects, age ranges from 30 to 44 years, were arrested. Inside the Mercedes Benz a Taurus pistol with 15 ammunition, cash, cellphones, laptops and a black leather jacket were found.
The suspects will appear in the Brakpan Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, Friday 31 July 2020.

Source: South African Police Service