Armed Robbers Apprehended!
This morning around 9:20 am a local business in Amanzimtoti was robbed at gun point of an undisclosed amount of cash.
A CCPO supervisor and his crew fell into the situation, as they left their office, it happened around the corner from them. They followed the suspects along Kingsway in a northerly direction. When the suspects realised they were being followed, they opened fire on Rupert and his crew.
The info was relayed on the CCPO network. Our Tactical Response Team responded to the CCPO's calls, as did Metro K9 and SAPS. The suspects managed to loose the CCPO along Kingsway, close to McDonalds. ET, CCPO, Metro K9, Blue and SAPS had the area blocked and were looking for the suspects. The suspects were spotted on Moss Kolnik as they tried to flee the area. A chase ensude where again the suspects fired shots at the reaction officers. The suspects abandoned their vehicle when they could not evade the armed response officers. After a lengthy foot chase, 3 suspects where arrested by ET TRT , Metro K9 and SAPS. Two firearms were recovered, the suspects vehicle as well as an undisclosed amount of cash. A possible saps radio scanner was also found in their vehicle.
A case of Business robbery, attempted murder, possession of unlicenced firearms was opened. Well done to ALL involved... yet again, team work resulted in this great success.
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