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Two suspects arrested just after armed robbery - one still at large

JULY 15, 2017
Two suspects arrested just after armed robbery - one still at large

Two suspects are expected in court following their arrest by Mthatha police for armed robbery.

"Police in Mthatha followed up on information on an armed robbery that happened at Qokolweni Locality in Mqanduli on Thursday at about 15:30," described police spokesperson, Lt Mzukisi Fatyela.

"Three suspects fled after the robbery to the nearby Qokolweni Forest.

"When police arrived and entered the forest, they arrested two suspects, aged 25 and 26 years old, and recovered a 9mm Norinco pistol with two rounds of ammunition.

He said officers also recovered three cellular phones, R2 460 in cash and 43 boxes of tobacco.

"The suspects are detained at Mqanduli Police Station for court appearance," he added.

"One suspect is still at large."