Friday, 14 January 2022
Allanridge: On the 01st December 2021, the Post Office was robbed of cash by four armed robbers with automatic rifles. A member of the SAPS sustained a bullet wound and was admitted to hospital. Two vehicles were abandoned and an unknown getaway vehicle was used.
A case of Armed Robbery and attempted murder was registered which was investigated by Free State Provincial Organized Crime Investigation.
A 35-year-old suspect residing at Kanana Orkney was arrested by Klerksdorp Organized Crime unit on 11 January 2022, he was appearing in Stilfontein Magistrate Court. The information was shared between Organized Crimes Units of Klerksdorp and Free State.
The suspect was connected with the armed robbery of Allanridge Post Office and he appeared on the 12th January 2022 in the Odendaalsrus Magistrate Court.
The case was postponed to the 25th January 2022, for further investigation and he remains in custody.