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SAPS NEWS: 1 of 5 Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested in Humansdorp


SAPS | Eastern Cape | NARI
3 Nov 2018, Humansdorp, Eastern Cape:

Media Statement from Eastern Cape Media Centre
Corporate Communication and Liaison
South African Police Service

Today, at around 17:00, it is alleged that five men, four armed with firearms, stormed into a spaza shop in Main Street, Humansdorp.   It is alleged that two of the suspects held seven employees at gunpoint, while others ransacked the store. The suspects stole employees' cellphones, cigarettes and cash before fleeing on foot. Several residents gave chase and one of the suspects was

nabbed. A 35-year-old man is due to appear in the Humansdorp Magistrates' Court on charges of business robbery on Monday, 5 November 2018.

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