Woman flees into police station to escape armed assailant

South African Police Service

Woman flees into police station to escape armed assailant
Woman flees into police station to escape armed assailant. Photo: SAPS

Police officers at Wentworth arrested a 20 year old suspect and seized a firearm. It is alleged that the suspect chased a female who ran into the police station for protection.

Police recovered a revolver with six rounds of ammunition from the suspect. When an investigation was conducted, it revealed that the firearm was robbed from its owner at Verulam in February 2017.

The suspect will appear in Wentworth Magistrate’s Court on 26 August 2019. The firearm will be subjected to ballistic testing to ascertain if it was used in any of the pending cases in the Wentworth police precinct and its surroundings.

The suspect will also be profiled to determine if he is linked to any criminal incidents in the area.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service