House robbery suspect to appear in court

GQEBERHA – SAPS Bethelsdorp arrested a 25-year-old suspect for house robbery only hours after a robbery was reported during the early hours of Sunday morning, 17 July 2022 in Booysens Park

It is alleged that at approximately 02:00, on the abovementioned date, the complainant was home when he heard a knock on the front door and a woman’s voice from outside. When the complainant opened the door, three suspects entered the house. The suspects were armed with firearms and a knife. They ransacked the house and fled various goods. The woman who entered the house with the suspects was locked in the bathroom but later escaped through the window.

SAPS Bethelsdorp Vispol followed up on information received and arrested one suspect at approximately 12:20 at his residence in Polar Park, Booysens Park. Police are searching for two other suspects.

The suspect was detained on a charge of house robbery and will appear in the Gelvandale magistrate court on Tuesday, 19 July 2022.

Source: South African Police Service