Daily crime watch

Cases reported:

• Robbery with firearm: 1
• Common robbery: 1
• Shoplifting: 2
• Fraud: 1
• Accident: 2
• Robbery with weapon other than firearm: 1 (Johannesburg case)

Arrests:

• House robbery: 3
• Shoplifting: 2

Armed robbery:

• A woman was robbed on Sunday by four men travelling in a white Toyota Quantum.

The victim was waiting for a taxi along 12th Road in Maryvlei at about 3.30pm when the vehicle stopped alongside her and two of its occupants threatened her at gunpoint.

She was forced to lie on the ground where she was searched and robbed of money and her bank card.

The robbers demanded the pin number for the card and later withdrew a large sum of cash.

Read: Customer walks in on business robbery

Common robbery:

• A woman was robbed of her handbag at [email protected] on Saturday.

The incident took place at about 2pm as the victim was exiting a shop.

A man grabbed the bag from her and fled with an accomplice.

The bag contained a cellphone, driver’s licence, ID card and other personal belongings.

Information supplied by the Brakpan SAPS. All details are correct at the time of publishing.

Also read: Video: Brakpan SAPS foil armed robbery

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