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SAPS arrest three for robbery

The men were also found in possession of stolen property in Yeo Street, Yeoville, on Monday, June 23.

Three men aged 30, 32, and 39 were arrested for a burglary at a business premises.

The men were also found in possession of stolen property in Yeo Street, Yeoville, on Monday, June 23.

“Police officers were on a routine patrol when they saw three men jumping from the rooftop of a shop carrying bags. The officers stopped the suspects and searched them. Groceries were found inside the bags,” said Constable Thabo Malatji, of the Yeoville SAPS.

According to Const Malatji, when officers went to check on the business, they found that the men had gained entry through the roof.

“The owner was contacted and he confirmed the burglary in his shop. The suspects were detained at the Yeoville SAPS and are expected to appear in the Hillbrow Magistrate’s Court soon, facing charges of business robbery and possession of stolen property,” said Const Malatji. @JoburgJourno

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