Sus­pected con­victs rob busi­ness owner in town

The Rep - - NEWS - – Rep re­porter

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.

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