Humansdorp police foil business robbery, nab one suspect

Police foiled a robbery of an internet cafe and managed to arrest one of the four suspects in KwaNomzamo, Humansdorp yesterday.

On Sunday, 24 February 2019 around 8pm, it is alleged that a police patrol vehicle while driving past an internet cafe at Ketse Street, KwaNomzamo area in Humansdorp, members noticed a commotion inside. The police vehicle stopped so as to check if any assistance was needed, four men stormed out of the cafe and started running in different directions. Police gave chase on foot and managed to arrest one of the four men.

A preliminary investigation has revealed that police foiled a business robbery in progress. A 51-year-old business owner alleged that four suspects armed with knives had just entered his cafe and were demanding cash, when a patrol police vehicle thwarted their action. A case of attempted business robbery was opened for investigation and there was no person injured during the incident.

Humansdorp Cluster Commander, Brigadier John Lebok commended members for their swift action. Your presence in the hot spot areas has certainly paid off. Continue with diligence and passion, he added.

Source: South African Police Service