Suspected convicts rob business owner in town
RED Guard response officers assisted the police in chasing suspects following the robbery of a business owner in town on Tuesday.
Operations manager Willie Reynecke said it was believed that the suspects had escaped from prison. One was apprehended and handed over to the police.
On Friday, response officers apprehended a suspect who bought goods using a fake R100 note. The goods were recovered and handed back to the store owner. The suspect was released as the store manager declined to open a criminal case.
Response officers attending to an alarm at a local school, handed a suspect over to the police following a break-in. It was believed that the suspect had also broken windows at premises in Queens Drive.
On Monday, suspects seen trying to steal wheels from a vehicle parked on municipal premises, escaped – but the wheels were recovered.
On Tuesday, two suspects who were allegedly under the influence of alcohol and who were assaulting each other, were handed over to the police.