Four arrested for business robbery
Quick police reaction and quick community response yields success after a shop was robbed in Boshof.
On 09 August 2022 at 08:30, a tuck shop owner in New Extension in Seretse at Boshof was robbed at gunpoint. Three unknown suspects entered his business premises and demanded cash at gunpoint and others took items such as cigarettes, lighters, two cellphones, and an electricity cellular machine. The suspects were traveling in a charcoal vehicle with no registration number plates.
The incident was reported at Boshof Police Station. The said vehicle was identified and cornered at Dealesville. Members searched the vehicle and found a toy gun including all the robbed items and cash. The vehicle was also seized.
Suspects aged between 31 and 43 were arrested for business robbery and possession of suspected stolen items. The suspects will appear soon in the Boshof Magistrate Court.
The Provincial Commissioner of the Free State, Lt Gen BB Motswenyane praised the quick response of both Boshof and Dealesville SAPS members.