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Claremont resident shoots robbery suspect

by Staff Reporter
on 19 Feb 2008
The Claremont Website
The Claremont Website

A robbery suspect was shot by the owner of the vehicle that was allegedly broken into. The suspect is currently under police guard at the Claremont Hospital, and has been charged with theft out of a motor vehicle, while a case of attempted murder has been opened against the owner of the car.

According to Police spokesperson, Captain Elliott Sinyangana, the Claremont resident found the man climbing out of his vehicle and shouted at him. The suspect then approached the resident carrying a sharp object. The resident fired several warning shots into the air and then fired at the suspect.

Source: Robbery suspect shot four times


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