KIMBERLEY – Two suspects aged 24 and 35 who were reported to have robbed a jewellery store in Kimberley on Sunday, 20 November 2022 and fled the scene, are behind bars.
A collaborated multi-disciplinary law enforcement team which included, Kimberley Flying Squad, Free State Flying Squad and Northern Cape Provincial Organised Crime Detectives, resulted in the arrest of the suspects.
Jewellery looted from a jewellery store in Kimberley, worth more than R400 000-00 was found in their possession.
The vehicle which the suspects used in the commission of the crime including a firearm were confiscated.
The suspects are linked to spate of business and armed robberies in the Northern Cape and Free State.
They are expected to appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, 22 November and later they will be transferred to appear in the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court on a charge of business robbery.
Source: South African Police Service