Two suspects aged 19 and 24 were arrested on 12 August 2020 and are to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court soon. There were several armed robbery cases reported in the previous months in relation to two or three suspects driving in a VW POLO and armed with a rifle.
Information was operationalised by Vispol and detectives on Wednesday, 12 August 2020. During the operation, a silver grey vehicle, fitting the description of the vehicle circulated, was spotted in Hercules and a chase ensued. The suspects were intercepted in Pretoria West where they were arrested however, one suspect fled on foot and is still at large.
Various incriminating exhibits were seized, among the items seized were vehicle breaking implements.
Investigation is still underway to establish if the suspects may be linked to other crimes with the same modus operandi.
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