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Suspects arrested on firearm related charges and business robbery

Date: 26 June 2022

At N2 Gateway this morning at about 00:10, Delft Crime Prevention Unit personnel detained a 33-year-old male for having an unregistered firearm and ammunition. When they learned that a man might be in the vicinity with a gun, the members were preoccupied with crime prevention tasks meant to stop ongoing shootings and gang violence.

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When a suspect matching the description was located, a 9mm pistol and ammunition were also discovered.

On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, the suspect is scheduled to appear in Bellville Magistrates court.

Unrelated to this case, Saldanha Bay police detained four individuals between the ages of 24 and 32 on suspicion of robbing a business.

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They are accused of carrying out an armed robbery on Saturday at around 17:50 at a grocery on Virol Street, Diazville, Saldanha Bay, during which an undisclosed sum of money and a cellphone were taken. Two 9mm pistols were also found in addition to the stolen goods.

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The suspects will show up before the Vredenburg Magistrate's Court after being charged.

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