11 Feb 2018, Phoenix, Kwa-Zulu Natal: Earlier today an Armed Robbery occurred at a jewellery store in the Phoenix, Durban area.
A Total of nine Suspects entered the store and assaulted the staff members.
Suspects then fled towards their getaway car. An Off duty police member noticed the robbery and when the suspects fled he confronted them which led to a shootout.
The Suspects the fled the area with Saps members in hot pursuit. Private security companies assisted SAPS members from Phoenix SAPS and after a short chase and further shots being exchanged, six suspects were arrested.
Six suspects were arrested and two of them were wounded. They were taken to hospital under police guard. Some of jewelleries, magazine and wrist watch recovered. A business robbery and attempted murder cases were opened. Other suspects are still at large.
Excellent work by an off duty SAPS member as well as all other members involved.