One injured, another after an armed robbery in the Joburg practice in custody – archyde

A gun was recovered from two suspects who had robbed an operation.

  • One gunman was shot and injured and another was arrested after robbing a practice in Roosevelt Park, north of Johannesburg.
  • The couple were caught after escaping their practice with the stolen property.
  • The police received information prior to the attack and monitored the practice.

Gauteng police arrested two armed men immediately after robbing an operation in Roosevelt Park in Johannesburg.

The two were caught after police received a tip on Monday morning about their planned robbery.

The province’s Serious and Violent Crime Division kept the operation under close surveillance.

Police spokesman Lt. Col. Mavela Masondo said the officers noticed the two suspects were leaving the office around 8:45 a.m.

“As the police approached, the suspects jumped into their getaway car,” Masondo said.

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“A high speed chase and shootout ensued until the suspect’s car hit a mast. One suspect was shot and taken to hospital under police surveillance, while the second suspect was arrested without injuries.

“The suspects were found in possession of an unlicensed firearm, cell phones and laptops stolen from the operation. Both suspects are being profiled to see if they are linked to other crimes, particularly robbery of practices in and around Gauteng, ”said Masondo.

The suspects are expected to appear in court and face charges of business robbery, possession of an unlicensed firearm and alleged theft.


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