STEENBERG ROBBERY: Suspect Arrested for Armed Robbery in Grassy Park

STEENBERG ROBBERY: Suspect Arrested for Armed Robbery in Grassy Park

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STEENBERG ROBBERY: Suspect Arrested for Armed Robbery in Grassy Park

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

Grassy Park police stopped an armed robber in his tracks this morning shortly after a cigarette delivery vehicle was robbed in Steenberg. The suspect fled the scene in a grey Toyota Avanza and was spotted by police in Ottery road. After a high speed pursuit the vehicle was stopped and searched. Seven boxes of cigarettes worth an estimated street value of R70 000 were

discovered inside the vehicle.

A 36-year-old suspect was arrested, and once he has been charged, he is due to make a court appearance in Wynberg Magistrates’ Court.

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