Friday, 19 June 2020
Bloemfontein: Parkweg Crime Prevention Task Team acted swiftly and arrested three suspects for robbery in Mirriam Makeba Street; Bloemfontein Central Business District on Thursday; 18 June 2020.
The team held an observation over the possible attacks on unsuspecting and vulnerable victims drawing cash at Automatic Teller Machines. They then noticed three males closing in on a female walking across the street.
One of the suspects pulled out a knife and the others grabbed and searched the victim. The police chased the suspects as they ran away towards Hoffman Square.
All suspects were arrested and the knife used as well as the Huawei 9SY cellular telephone belonging to the 30 year old victim from Brandwag was recovered.
A case of common robbery was registered and all suspects aged 27 to 36, will appear in Bloemfontein Magistrate court on Monday; 22 June 2020.