GLEN HILLS – Three suspects were arrested for robbery after Marshall Security was notified of suspicious activity in Hudson Place shortly before 1 pm this afternoon.
Armed reaction officers were dispatched to the scene where they discovered that four suspects, three males and a female, were seen breaking into the premises and fleeing in an unknown direction.
A detailed description of the suspects was distributed to all available vehicles in the area and a male suspect fitting the description was quickly identified in Umhlanga Rocks drive. He was arrested on site and handed over to the SAPS. A second male suspect was spotted jumping a fence into a property on Rinaldo Road. Armed response officers responded to the scene and a foot chase through the residential complex ensued resulting in the suspect being arrested. The male was found to have several watches and cell phones as well as a laptop computer in his possession. These were later positively identified as stolen items from a unit in the complex.
Further investigation was conducted by units in the area and the remaining two suspects were apprehended attempting to sell stolen property at a local scrap metal dealer.
All four suspects were handed over to the SAPS for further investigation and processing.