Thursday, 20 February 2020

Bloemfontein: Police in Parkweg request community assistance in locating three suspects who allegedly tried to rob a woman and in a process fatally shot a security officer who works for the Security Company assigned to guard Municipality parking in Henry Street.

It is alleged that on Tuesday, the wife of the owner of a Warehouse appliances in Bloemfontein Central Business District, arrived to fetch her husband. Two security guards then witnessed how three unknown males attempted to rob the female who was driving in a white Toyota Fortuner.

It is further stated that the security officers rushed trying to rescue the female victim who was being robbed and one of the suspects fired a shot and hit the 46-year-old security guard. He died at the scene and suspects fled the scene. No arrests have been made yet.

“We call on the community to assist in tracing these ruthless people who shot a good Samaritan who was trying to protect a defenseless woman. Anyone with information which can lead to the arrest of the suspects or who might have seen what happened is requested to contact the investigating officer Warrant Officer Malefetsane Ramolula on 082 525 2603 or Crime STOP at 08600 10111, alternatively send a message via MySAPSapp.” said Lt Gen Baile Motswenyane.