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PE policewoman arrests robbers on her way to work

Sep 28, 2018
PE policewoman arrests robbers on her way to work

A Mount Road police officer in Port Elizabeth on Friday arrested robbery suspects while still on her way to work.

"It is alleged that the policewoman noticed a person being robbed and immediately responded," said police spokesperson, Capt Sandra Janse van Rensburg. 

"She managed to arrest one suspect and the second suspect pulled out something from his waist.

"The police Sergeant fired one shot injuring the suspect in the leg."

Suspects arrested

Capt Janse van Rensburg said that both suspects were arrested and the stolen property recovered.

Mount Road Cluster Commander, Maj Gen Thembisile Patekile, commended the female officer for responding to her vocation and effecting the arrests.

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