Old Grahamstown road shop robbery, one suspect arrested

South African Police Service

Old Grahamstown road shop robbery, one suspect arrested
Old Grahamstown road shop robbery, one suspect arrested

On 23 April 2018, at about 20:30, Swartkops police arrested one suspect after a business robbery which occurred in a shop at Old Grahamstown road in Swartkops.

Allegedly, a 27 year old male with his partner were inside the shop when three males, one armed with firearm, entered the shop and demanded money. One suspect took undisclosed amount of cash from the till machine while other two suspects were busy taking cigarettes and airtime then they ran out of the shop.

The complainant and his partner chased them and screamed for help.

Fortunately Swartkops police were patrolling the area and they managed to catch and arrest one suspect while the other two fled with a maroon Toyota Tazz. The suspect is believed to be from Motherwell area and will appear on court soon, facing charges of business robbery.

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