DUO CAUGHT WHO ATTEMPTED TO ROB A PARKLANDS RESIDENT
A 34-year-old resident from Parklands was standing at the My-City Bus stop in Gie Road, Parklands on Thursday, 09 August 2018 at 06:45, when he was approached by two unknown men. The men produced a knife and the victim started to run back to his home, not far from the bus stop. The suspects started chasing him, but he managed to outrun them and reached his home safely.
He immediately contacted the police and gave a description of the suspects. A search for the two suspects commenced. They were caughta short while later by police officers, not far from the crime scene. A knife found in the commission of the crime was also confiscated. The duo were positively identified by the resident. They were taken to Table View police station, where they will remain in detention until their court appearance on Monday, 13 August 2018. They are 18- and 22-years-old.
Captain Adriana Chandler
South African Police Service
Tel: 021 521 3308
Cell: 071 604 8334
Fax: 021 521 3335