Three alleged armed robbers arrested

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BONUS - RUSTENBURG - Three alleged armed robbers were expected to appear in the Brits Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 2 July 2018.

This comes after the suspects, aged 30, 33, and 37, were arrested during an intelligence led operation in Brits on Thursday, 28 June 2018 at the notorious Crocodile River in Brits.

According to Colonel Adéle Myburgh, Provincial Spokesperson of the police, the 28 year-old man was walking close to the Crocodile River on Wednesday, 27 June, at about 18:15 when the suspects allegedly confronted him.  They allegedly pointed him with a firearm and robbed him of his cash and clothes before they fled the scene.

During the arrest, police recovered all the stolen items that were found in possession of the suspects.

The North West Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Ryno Audio congratulated the members for their prompt response that led to the arrest and recovery of the properties.