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Police arrest a gang suspected to be responsible for street robberies in Hillbrow and Johannesburg CBD

PARKTOWN – Police in Gauteng are calling on victims to come forward after the gang suspected to be responsible for street robberies in Hillbrow and Johannesburg CBD was arrested on Sunday, 01 January 2023.
The arrest was effected after several videos emerged whereby the gang of about four to five men attacked the victims and robbed them of their belongings. Some of the suspects are said to be hiding at an abandoned flat in Hillbrow.
Members from the South African Police Service and Johannesburg Metro Police Department kept close observation of the gang until they pounced on them soon after they robbed yet another person.
The victims and those with information can call Lieutenant Colonel Rivalani Nkotswi at 082 319 9955. Tip-offs and information can also be sent via MySAPS App or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

Source: South African Police Service