House robbery suspect arrested in Welkom
15:29 Fri, 21 Apr 2017
House robbery suspect arrested in Welkom  | News Article
Welkom - A 39-year-old man was arrested yesterday on charges of house robbery in Doorn, Welkom.

The suspect was armed with a firearm and fled on foot with a laptop, cell phone, and jewellery. Welkom SAPS spokesperson, Captain Stephen Thakeng, said that private security and the SAPS were alerted and they were able to arrest the suspect and retrieve the laptop.

“We can confirm that yesterday a 54-year-old domestic worker was busy at home when an unknown person with a firearm pointed it at her and ultimately a laptop was taken,” says Thakeng.

- Nomaqhawe Mbete/OFM News

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