Three suspects aged between 23 and 26 will appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 4 May 2020 on a charge of business robbery.
This after the trio allegedly held employees of a business in Falck Street, Oranjesig at gunpoint and took an undisclosed amount of cash as well as a Proline tablet valued at R1 500. The incident took place on 22 April 2020. The three suspects entered through the roof of the building and later fled the scene in a white Toyota Tazz.
According to a statement by the office of the Provincial Commissioner in the Free State, members of the Parkweg Tracing Team followed intelligence driven information to a house in Hostel 1, Mangaung on Wednesday 29 April 2020 at around 04:45, which led to the arrest of the three suspects.
Preliminary investigation revealed that one of the suspects is wanted on another theft case registered at the Heidedal Police Station, and a warrant for his arrest was issued.