Suspected house robbers apprehended with unlicensed firearms and a stolen vehicle

WESTERN CAPE – Partnership policing and the vigilance of a private security official led to the arrest of four suspected house robbers yesterday in Gordons Bay. The SAPS were notified by a security company that a vehicle, a white Hyundai was flagged by the Licence Plate Recognition (LPR) cameras as used in a house robbery earlier this month in Durbanville.

The police members attached to Gordons Bay police station were quick to react on this information and started their search for the suspicious vehicle. In York Street the vehicle was spotted and stopped. The occupants, four males aged 24, 27, 30 and 32 made a brief attempt to evade arrest but were unsuccessful. Two unlicensed firearms without serial numbers and ammunition were discovered in the vehicle. It was also established that the vehicle was stolen during a house robbery in Somerset West during November 2021.

The four suspects are detained and are expected to make their court appearance tomorrow in Strand to face the charges against them.

Source: South African Police Service