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Western Cape | SAPS NEWS CAPE TOWN: 4 Suspects Arrested for an Attempted Business Robbery in Athlone

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Four suspects arrested for an attempted business robbery in Athlone







2018/12/02

Media Statement from Western Cape Media CentreCorporate Communication and Liaison


An intelligence driven operation at a wholesale dealer in Athlone yesterday, led to the arrest of four men for an attempted robbery. Police reacted


on a tipoff that an employee of a Gatesville wholesaler collaborated with three men to perpetrate a robbery at the business upon closing. The three accomplices of the employee were hiding in a toilet when they were surprised and arrested by Athlone police. Two replica firearms and cable ties were found in their possession. The employee of the business was also arrested and the four are due to make a court appearance in Athlone on Monday morning.


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