Western Cape: Worcester police members arrest five armed robbery suspects and recover cash
Swift action by police resulted in the arrest of suspects following an armed robbery at a business premises in Worcester where security guards collected cash. Shortly after the robbery, the suspects were spotted. A high speed chase
ensued while the suspects fired shots at police officials. Police caught up with the suspects, returning fire and arrested five suspects, two of whom are in hospital under police guard with gunshot wounds.
A firearm as well as three high calibre rifles were seized and cash recovered. The two vehicles used in the commission of the crime were reportedly stolen in Woodstock and Delft. The suspects between the ages of 30 and 44 will appear in court soon on charges of armed robbery, possession of stolen property and unlicensed Firearms
. The Western Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula has commended Worcester police members for their swift response and bravery that resulted in the speedy apprehension of the suspects. Back2Basics Trio Crimes Crime Must Fall