A taxi full of passengers was robbed by brazen criminals on Trenance Park Drive, recently.
The taxi parked on the side of Trenance Park Drive at the entrance to Mandela Park, to offload passengers.
ALSO READ: Phoenix woman robbed at gunpoint in taxi
Three unknown men, all armed with firearms, approached the vehicle.
They began accosting the taxi staff and passengers, before demanding the valuables of occupants in the vehicle.
Communications officer of Phoenix SAPS, Cpt L Naidoo, said, “The suspects fled into the bushes with the stolen valuables.”
ALSO READ: Men arrested for murdering taxi boss
Police officers gave chase, however, the suspects managed to evade arrest.
“A case of robbery has been opened and is currently under investigation at Phoenix SAPS,” she added.
Visit our sister sites for more news in the respective areas:
Rising Sun Chatsworth
Rising Sun Overport