Men arrested following armed robbery on Phoenix Highway

Two men were arrested following a robbery on the Phoenix Highway thanks to the swift response by police, recently.

The complainant was walking with his friend on the Phoenix Highway when they were both approached by two suspects.

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One of the suspects was in possession of a knife which he used to point at them.

They demanded the cellphone which the complainant gave to them.

The suspects then fled.

The complainant and his friend then noticed a police vehicle which they stopped and then reported the matter to the officers.

Communications officer of Phoenix SAPS, Cpt Louise Naidoo, said, “W/O E Moonsamy and police officers from the Trio Crime Prevention Unit then gave chase after the suspects and managed to apprehend them.”

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The suspects were searched and the complainant’s cellphone and two knives were found on them.

They were detained at the Phoenix police cells.

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Avinash Singh

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