Immediate Media Release – Date: 2016-07-25 – Street robbery with arrests
SAPS Diepriver can confirm the which occurred on Thursday morning at 02:45 on Prince George Drive near Hyde Road.
A motorcyclist was on his way home when he saw 4 people in the road. He slowed down near the traffic light and the 4 coloured males ran up to him, one pointed a firearm at him whilst the others grabbed him and ripped his backpack off which contained his iPhone, wallet and other personal items. The motorcyclist managed to get away and in Victoria road got hold of a security company which in turn contacted SAPS Diepriver. The Diepriver patrol van went to the scene and spotted the 4 coloured males who ran towards Parkwood.
The policemen, Sergeant Dondolo and Const Nokele gave chase arresting 2 suspects and retrieving the complainants iPhone. The 2 suspects both in their twenty’s are from Parkwood and were detained at SAPS Diepriver where detectives are following up with further information. No shots were fired and nobody was seriously injured during the incident or the arrest.
ANYONE WITH INFORMATION TO PLEASE CONTACT DETECTIVE SERGEANT JACK ON 021 7107345
Warrant Officer Keith Chandler
SAPS Diep River
Sector Commander / Reservists Co-ordinator
Contact number: 021 710 7314 / 079 894 0105
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org