Wednesday, 06 May 2020

Bloemfontein: On Wednesday 29 April 2020, members of Parkweg tracing team followed intelligence driven information to a house at Hostel 1.

This followed the incident that happened on the 22 April 2020 where the owner of the shop in Falck Street in Oranjesig was inside the shop when three suspects entered through the roof and allegedly held employees at gun point.

They then took an undisclosed amount of cash and a Pro-line Tablet valued at R1500 before fleeing the scene in a white Toyota Tazz.
The victim reported the matter to the police and the matter was followed swiftly, which led to the arrest of the suspects.

Three suspects aged between 23 and 26 respectively, appeared in the Bloemfontein Magistrate court on Monday; 04 May 2020, on a charge of business robbery. This was after they were arrested in their hiding nest at Hostel 1, Mangaung location in Bloemfontein.

Preliminary investigation revealed that one of the suspects is wanted on another theft case registered at Heidedal police station and a warrant of arrest issued for his arrest.

Investigation continues.