Suspected armed robber arrested following Erasmia robbery

Suspected armed robber arrested following Erasmia robbery

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A suspected armed robber has been  apprehended by members of the public and handed over to local police following the robbery of a Van Dyk street, Erasmia resident. 

The incident occurred shortly after midday on Saturday. 

According to reports, the resident had returned to her home when she was accosted by three armed black males. 

The suspects demanded cash and other valuables prior to fleeing on foot with an undisclosed sum of cash and a firearm. 

Relatives and members of the public pursued the suspects to a waiting Mercedes Benz on Main road, Erasmia and apprehended one suspect. 

Several shots were fired during the incident.

Erasmia police are investigating the incident. The arrested suspect is due to appear in the Atteridgeville magistrates court on Monday.

 

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