Captain Kay Makhubela of provincial police has confirmed that police gave chase to four suspects who had been involved in a house robbery.
“They turned from William Nicol onto Leslie Avenue at about 11am and that’s where the shootout occured,” he said.
“Two suspects were injured in the car and all were arrested.”
Makhubela did not confirm where the chase began but did confirm that when the suspects were arrested and their vehicle searched, stolen items were found in the boot of the car.
These items included a flat screen TV, cameras, a laptop, cash and jewelry.
“One security guard was caught in the cross fire and injured. He is currently in hospital,” Makhubela said.
The helicopter has now left the scene.
Motorists are urged to avoid William Nicol Drive and Leslie Avenue following reports of an active crime scene. Read more here: https://bit.ly/2CFTACE
Posted by Fourways Review on Tuesday, 11 September 2018
— Yusuf Abramjee (@Abramjee) September 11, 2018
Motorists are urged to avoid William Nicol Drive and Leslie Avenue following reports of an active crime scene.
Metro police officers have been dispatched to the area. This is according to Metro police Chief Superintendent, Wayne Minnaar.
Douglasdale Police Station, Captain Mpho Tshetlhane has confirmed that police officers are en-route to the scene.
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— Sakhi (@sakhi1mdakhi) September 11, 2018
Please avoid William Nicol and Leslie! https://t.co/G6qKXuzLoW
— Fourways Gardens (@FourwaysGardens) September 11, 2018
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