4 arrested in Bryanston after foiled house robbery
One suspect was wounded during the chase after police opened fire.
JOHANNESBURG - Police have arrested four alleged house robbers after chasing them to a nearby shopping centre in Bryanston in northern Johannesburg.
Police say they chased the suspects, after they robbed a house in the area, and finally cornered them at the Bryan Park shopping centre.
Spokesperson Lekgora Bopape says, "Four suspects have been arrested. [They were] in possession of one unlicensed firearm."
ER24's Russell Meiring says the wounded suspect has been taken to the Helen Joseph Hospital.
"On assessment, we discovered that the patient sustained a serious gunshot wound to the shoulder."
Police have confiscated one unlicensed firearm and the suspects will appear in the Randburg Magistrates Court soon.