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Teen arrested at robbing Somali shop with toy gun

Aug 10, 2018
Teen arrested at robbing Somali shop with toy gun

Police in Port Elizabeth are investigating a case of business robbery after a 51-year-old Somalian was robbed at his Cotswold  shop at corners of Burt Drive and Cotswold Ave, Newton Park, Port Elizabeth.

"He was alone in front of the shop when two males - one with a firearm entered the shop," said police spokesperson, W/Off Alwin Labans.

"They  took cash out of the till wherafter the suspects fled in the direction of the N2 Highway.

"Mount Road CPU gave chase and  arrested a 18-year-old male near Malabar Quarry and was in possession of a toy gun."

He said that the suspect will appear in court soon.