NATIONAL NEWS - Shots were fired early on Saturday morning at the Cape Town International Airport after an attempted robbery incident.
Three suspects reportedly tried to flee after attempting to steal a woman’s purse at the airport. One suspect was pulled from the vehicle, but the driver allegedly attempted to run over a police official, resulting in shots being fired to try and stop the vehicle.
The suspect who was pulled from the car has been arrested, but the remaining two suspects are still at large.
Police have initiated a search for the getaway car, and the victim was offered trauma counselling.
The airport is still fully operational.