Ex-employee armed robber netted after Isipingo heist

PHOTO: Alpha Alarms

An alleged armed robber was apprehended by members of the community on Ramluckan Road in Isipingo on Monday, 10 April.

“It is believed the robber, together with accomplices, held up two men who had made a delivery in the Isipingo CBD and picked up cash,” said Alpha Alarms communications officer, Krishnee Naidoo.

At the stop street near the Boxer Superstore, the driver and passenger were held up by two armed men.

The passenger was told to get out and the men got into the vehicle and instructed the driver to drive to a point in Isipingo.

PHOTO: Alpha Alarms

They then stopped the vehicle and told the driver to open the back of the van. They took an unconfirmed amount of cash and cellphones and fled.

“It is believed the robbers abandoned their getaway car, a black VW Golf and were chased by members of the community, together with Alpha members,” said Naidoo.

One man was apprehended and he was discovered to be an ex-employee of the store that had paid the cash for goods delivered.

The man is believed to have been caught stealing at the store and never returned to work. Since then the store has been targetted many times by robbers.

He was handed over to Isipingo SAPS, where a case has been opened.


Click on the words highlighted in red to read more on this and related topics.
To receive news links via WhatsApp, send an invite to 061 694 6047
The South Coast Sun is also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest – why not join us there?

Do you have more information pertaining to this story?
Feel free to let us know by commenting on our Facebook page or you can contact our newsroom on 031 903 2341 and speak to a journalist.

(Comments posted on this issue may be used for publication in the Sun)

find your
dream home

looking for an

List your Property

It's easy in only three
simple steps...

find professional
services in
your area

Locate a business
operating in
your area

List your Business

Want more customers? They're online right now, searching for businesses like yours. Place your ad now...

Latest News


southlands Autodealer.co.za
Recommended Story x
Burglar nabbed in isipingo

Thanx for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

to our free NEWSLETTER
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.

SELECT your titles:

South Coast Sun
Southlands Sun

Your details:

Your friends:

I didn't sign up for this
I'd like to see and read more... (Please indicate in comments section below)
I'm relocating (Please indicate where to)