NATIONAL NEWS - Two alleged armed robbers were caught hiding out at the house of one of their parents in Evander on Monday, 11 June.
According to Capt Bettina Zondo, spokesman of Secunda Police Station, the men, aged 28 and 29, were caught after pulling off an armed robbery in Secunda at about 2.30pm on the same day.
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Capt Zondo said their victim told the police that one of the suspects phoned him and claimed to be a police officer. The suspect asked the victim to meet him at the Wimpy in Secunda.
“At Wimpy the two suspects requested the victim to go with them to his car in order to talk there. When they were inside the car, one suspect pointed a firearm at the victim and instructed him to drive them to his house.”
Capt Zondo said the victim was forced to stop along the way and to withdraw R2 000 from his bank account.