Three alleged Fischer’s Jewellers robbers expected in court on Monday

AUGUST 1, 2016

Three suspects are expected in the Port Elizabeth Magistrates Court on Monday after they were busted by the Port Elizabeth K9 Unit after they allegedly committed a business robbery at a jewellery shop, Fischer’s Jewellers, in Greenacres Shopping Centre on Friday morning.

In their escape, the suspects also allegedly shot and killed a 66 year-old man while trying to hijack his vehicle, after which they hijacked a VW Polo.

The Port Elizabeth K9 unit later recovered the vehicle abandoned near the Korsten taxi rank.

They spotted and arrested two suspects, found two firearms on them, which they seized and recovered stolen jewellery.

One of the firearms had been stolen from police members during a New Brighton hijacking. 

A suspect, who had fled on foot, was arrested in Westview Drive‚ Mill Park‚ by a local security company.