Johannesburg Central Police arrested two suspects between the age of 32 and 34 for armed robbery, assault GHB and malicious damage to property at corner Rissik and De Villiers Street on the 12th of April 2014 at 22:00.
It is alleged that three suspects robbed a 39-year-old female at corner Rissik and De Villiers Street at 21:45. Victim was stationary at the red robot when the suspects smashed her passenger car window. It is alleged the suspects opened the car doors and demanded cell phones; stabbed her and her 19-year-old daughter in the upper body with knives. They took two cell phones, a gold chain and a wallet containing two hundred rand cash before they fled the scene.
The victims screamed for help and police busy with their foot patrol chased the suspects; two were apprehended and some of the belongings were recovered, one cell phone, wallet and a knife. The victims were taken to hospital for treatment and they were discharged. One suspect is still at large and investigations are continuing.
The suspects are detained at Johannesburg Central Police cells and they will appear soon in Johannesburg Magistrates’ Court soon.