IMMEDIATE MEDIA RELEASE – Tuesday 14TH November 2017
Western Cape: On 2017-11-12 at about 16:00 a complainant and friend were allegedly robbed at gunpoint whilst walking in Exeter Road, Plumstead. Two cell phones were taken in the process. Suspects fled in a silver colour sedan-shaped vehicle.
Proactive thinking between Diep River SAPS members and community based partnerships/structures – neighbourhood watches and security service providers later lead to the arrest of two male suspects, aged 18 years and 13 years respectively. A replica firearm was found in possession of the suspects as well as the complainants’ cell phones. Suspects were arrested and detained at Diep River for further investigation.
No shots were fired. No injuries. Cases of Possession of stolen property and Armed Robbery are being investigated. Anyone with information pertaining to the above can contact Detective Constable Mrwebi 021 710 7349.
Diep River SAPS would like to thank all community based partnerships/structures in the fight against crime. Keep on being the ‘eyes and ears’ of the police. The community must understand that they are the most important role players in the fight against crime. We continue to encourage all members of the community to report any suspicious behaviour to the police on the below numbers.
SAPS CRIME STOP : 08600 10111
SAPS EMERGENCY LINE : 10111
DIEP RIVER SAPS: 021 710 7314
Cst Z.D Marais
Sector 1 Commander / Corporate Communication
DIEP RIVER SAPS
“Customer is King”
Tel: 021 710 7314 / Cell: 079 894 0105
Fax2email: 086 481 1679/ 086 774 6441