Two arrested after shop is robbed

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Capt Johannes Ramphora, spokesman for the Springs police, says three suspects entered the shop and one of them pretended to buy airtime.

“One of the suspects drew a firearm, pointed it at the shopkeeper and ordered him to lie face down on the floor,” says Ramphora.

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“One of the other suspects then took about R1 000 from the till.

“The suspects ran from the shop but were recognised by another shop owner who they had also robbed. This shop owner pointed the suspects out to police officers in the vicinity.

“The officers chased the suspects and arrested two of them.”

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A case of business robbery is being investigated.

Izahn Krige

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