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Three Men Arrested For Alleged Robbery, Fourth Suspect On The Run: Police

Three Men Arrested For Alleged Robbery, Fourth Suspect On The Run: Police
August 20
16:53 2018

Quick action from the Southern Division taskforce has led to the arrest of three men who allegedly threatened staff and a patient at a medical center in Nadera this afternoon.


One of the four men had allegedly walked into the medical practice and asked to see a dentist and had walked out after being advised by the doctor.


It is alleged that seconds later he and three others armed with a cane knife had stormed into the reception area, whereby they threatened and robbed the receptionist.


It is alleged that they entered one of the doctor’s examination room whereby they threatened the doctor and a patient before stealing a mobile phone, backpacks and the receptionist’s personal belongings.


A call was made to the Valelevu Police Station whereby all operational officers were alerted of the incident.


The Southern Division taskforce team that were near Laqere headed towards the area and based on information gathered at the scene, they pursued the suspects on foot while another group pursued the suspects in a vehicle.


The three were arrested at Salagi Housing within 15 to 20 minutes of the report being received and all items believed to have been stolen has been recovered.


The hunt continues for the fourth suspect as investigations continue.


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