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'Curry powder robber' behind bars

Jun 27, 2018
'Curry powder robber' behind bars

Police in Danielskuil arrested a 34-year-old male for robbery.

"On Tuesday, at about 10:30, the male suspect allegedly entered the shop pretending to be a buying customer," police spokesperson, Captain Sergio Kock.

"The man approached the shop owner and threw a curry powder substance in his eyes and fled with an undisclosed amount of money."

Capt Kock said that the Danielskuil police was alerted and followed up on information regarding the suspect.

"The suspect was arrested hours later at a hiking spot just outside Danielskuil and will be appearing in Court on charges of business robbery soon."

The investigation continues.