Three suspects arrested for house robbery in Rondebosch
By Mandisi Tyulu
24 May 2009
Yesterday in Rondebosch police arrested three suspects for house robbery at a house in Rondebosch.
Inspector November Filander says two armed men entered a victim’s house in Lancaster Street, Rondebosch where they robbed him of his safe and valuable items.
“The suspects then fled with the victims navy blue Polo vehicle and collided with two stationed security company vehicles.”
Filander says several shots were fired by the suspects at the security, who returned fire. The two suspects fled on foot after which police pursued them on foot.
“The police arrested two of the suspects and confiscated two firearms.”
The third suspect was found hiding in the boot of the polo vehicle, belonging to the suspects who were parked nearby the victim’s house, said Filander.
The three suspects aged between 20 and 30 from Gugulethu will soon appear in the Wynberg Magistrate court on charges of house robbery, pointing of firearm, damage of property and possession of illegal firearms & ammunition.