AN ALLEGED ARMED ROBBERY CAME TO A DEAD STOP IN BRACKENFELL


South African Police Service

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CORNER OF FRANS CONRADIE & OKAVANGO ROAD TURNED INTO CHAOS LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON

Members of the SAPS Flying Squad arrested three suspects in Frans Conradie Drive late Thursday afternoon.

It's believed that the Flying Squad vehicle were driving in Frans Conradie dr when they spotted a suspicious vehicle (Ford Figo) with 4 occupants. After the suspects became aware of the SAPS vehicle, they sped away and the flying squad gave chase.

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On the corner off Frans Conradie and Okavango Road, the Figo collided with another vehicle and came to a standstill. Four suspects jumped out of the car and start running into different directions.

Members of the flying squad gave chase on foot and arrested three of the four suspects. Two firearms and an undisclosed amount of cash were recovered.

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It's also believed that the Figo was stolen in the Lansdowne area during a house robbery.

It's also believed that the suspects were involved in an armed robbery at a local business in Stork Street, Okavango Industria, just before 17:00. The crime scene was cleared at about 20h00 Thursday night.


imagePhoto: Christo Booyens

imagePhoto: Christo Booyens

imagePhoto: Christo Booyens




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The scene is cleared!

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An Official report will be released later today.