Tuesday, 29 January 2019
Welkom: Dunns store in Odendaalsrus was robbed by four suspects who took more than 300 expensive cellphones from the storerooms at gun point. They drove off with a white Toyota Corolla which upon circulation was found to be hijacked at Hennenman.
The sedan was found abandoned next to Koppie Alleen road in Riebeeckstad. A case of business robbery was registered for further investigation. Odendaalsrus Detective Services members were working around the clock to trace these robbery suspects.
On the 25 January 2019, members of Welkom Cluster Task Team under the leadership of Captain Hamilton Mandla received a tip-off regarding the whereabouts of one of the suspects of the business robbery that took place on the 10 January 2019.
A 40 year old man was arrested for the crime committed in Odendaalsrus. The suspect appeared on the 28 January 2019 in the Odendaalsrus Magistrate Court.