Recently, two youngsters, aged 17 and 18, were arrested after they held up a school girl with a firearm and had robbed her of her cell ‘phone.
The boys were apprehended by SP Security after the girl alerted them to the robbery. A description was given to security personnel who had been patrolling in the area who then spotted the suspects at the Willow Street Park in Lenasia Extension 3.
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The two were found with a firearm, which they are alleged to have stolen from one of their parents.
Police were called to the scene and the two were arrested.
“The boys were released into the care of their parents,” said Lenasia SAPS spokesperson, Captain Hector Netshivhodza.