On 21 January 2018 a 20 year old armed robbery suspect was arrested by members of SAPS Bethelsdorp Crime Prevention Unit.
The complainant and her friend were allegedly robbed at gun point by a group of 8 males on Friday evening, 19 January 2018 while they were seated in the car outside her house in Ext 21 Bethelsdorp. Jewellery, cellphones and cash were taken.
On the day of arrest the complainant spotted one of the suspect’s in Kamedie Street in Ext 21 and then went to the police station. The CPU members went with the complainant and the suspect and other males were found in a shack at the back of the house. The complainant identified the suspect and he was placed under arrest and detained for armed robbery and pointing of a firearm. The stolen property was not recovered. He will appear in court soon.