Man robbed of R300k on route from bank, Linden

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Man robbed of R300k on route from bank, Linden
Man robbed of R300k on route from bank, Linden

Members of Crime Prevention Unit in Linden arrested three suspects after a 33 year old man was allegedly robbed of R300 000 that he withdrew from the bank. During the arrest at approximately 12:00 on 7 May 2019, police recovered an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspects aged between 30 and 37 are due to appear at the Randburg Magistrates’ Court.

Through a crime intelligence driven operation, the suspects were observed as the information was that five suspects driving a Toyota Corolla robbed a man who was from the bank. The suspects’ vehicle was spotted driving around Ells and Republic roads. Police stopped the vehicle and confronted the suspects, two ran away and three were arrested.

The suspects are still being profiled as they are suspected to be involved in other serious and violent crimes.
Gauteng Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela commended the police officers for work well done, and edging the community to continue reporting crime.

Police are still searching for the suspects that are still at large and appeal to anyone who might have information that can assist with their arrest or in the investigation to please call Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or the nearest police station.

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