TWO SUSPECTED ROBBERY SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN TABLE VIEW
During the early evening hours on Sunday, 17 March 2019 a man was accosted by two unknown men when he was walking down Gie Road, Table View, a hotspot area for criminal activities. The men grabbed him, pushed him to the ground and took his cell phone and shoes before running away.
A short while later, Table View Police were patrolling in Gie Road, when they saw the victim. He explained what had occurred and gave the officers a description of the suspects. The officers proceeded to drive in the direction the assailants were seen running.
The two suspects were observed and arrested in Potsdam Road, they were positively identified as the robbers. The stolen property were found in their possession.
Both suspects, aged in their early twenties were arrested. They will appear in the Cape Town Magistrates Court on Tuesday, 19 March 2019.