CAP apprehends three suspects in armed robbery incident
This morning an incident took place inside a mall in Highlands North, whereby four suspects, one armed, entered a business, holding up staff and demanding valuables. When they had completed their robbery, they exited the Mall and entered a vehicle where a another suspect was waiting. CAP control room received a panic button activation, and promptly contacted the store to learn of the robbery. They immediately dispatched a tactical unit, who found the suspects driving recklessly through traffic on Northfield Avenue.
The tactical unit called for backup, pursued the suspects and managed to stop the suspect vehicle on Athol Road corner Sandler Road in Glenhazel. Three suspects were apprehended and handed over to SAPS. One suspect fled the scene. The suspect vehicle as well as the stolen goods were recovered.
Well done to all involved!