The police officers managed to arrest the suspects who had robbed two security guards of money boxes at the shopping mall.
According to police spokesperson Vishnu Naidoo, the robbers attacked the guards threatening them with firearms.
“The suspects’ getaway was however short-lived when almost instantaneously the Mamelodi intervention task team supported by the local K9 unit and station members responded. The task team intercepted the first two suspects a few streets away from the mall and were thereafter led to a third suspect. All have been arrested.”
During the investigation, the officers inspected three houses. They recovered two pistols and the money boxes. They also found a getaway vehicle parked near one of the houses.