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Teen arrested in Port Elizabeth after allegedly robbing woman at bus stop

Jan 7, 2019
Teen arrested in Port Elizabeth after allegedly robbing woman at bus stop

A 19-old-year robbery suspect is expected in a Port Elizabeth court on Monday after he was arrested by Mount Road police officers immediately after allegedly robbing the complainant of her cell phone on Sunday.

"It is alleged that at about 19:45, while the members were patrolling Newton Park, Port Elizabeth, they noticed people chasing after a person," described police spokesperson, Col Priscilla Naidu.

"The members succeeded in arresting the person in 2nd Avenue in Newton Park."

Stolen property recovered from teenage robbery suspect

She said that the stolen cellphone was found in his possession.

"The complainant was robbed while she was standing at the bus stop."

Col Naidu said that the suspect will appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court on Monday on a charge of robbery.

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