On 27 May 2021, at 17:00, Pinetown Trio Task Team members arrested a 29-year-old suspect during a suspect raid in Pinetown. It is alleged that on 17 May 2021 at 09:00, six suspects entered a clothing shop on Hill Street in Pinetown and one of them threatened a security guard with a knife.
A variety of undisclosed amount of male and female clothing items were stolen by the suspects. A case of business robbery was opened at Pinetown police station further investigation.
Detectives received intelligence about the whereabouts of one of the suspects and proceeded to Pinetown CBD where the suspect was and he was arrested.
Five other suspects are still at large and are being sought by police.
The arrested suspect will be charged for business robbery and will make his first appearance at Pinetown Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 31 May 2021.