Medics robbed, sus­pects nabbed

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FIVE sus­pects, aged be­tween 20 and 17, were ar­rested yes­ter­day after paramedics were robbed at gun­point while as­sist­ing a heart at­tack pa­tient in Hei­de­veld, Cape Town. Po­lice spokesper­son Lieu­tenant-Colonel An­dré Traut said: “At around 12.30am, the paramedics were held at gun­point by six sus­pects and robbed of per­sonal ef­fects.” Sergeant Dar­ryl van Noie from the Ma­nen­berg de­tec­tive branch was as­signed to the case and by 3am, five sus­pects were ar­rested and the stolen items re­cov­ered. A toy firearm al­legedly used in the ex­e­cu­tion of the crime was also found. – ANA

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