3 teens released on warning for attempted robbery with toy gun

The teens, aged 14 to 17, were detained for possession of a dangerous weapon and an imitation firearm.

FILE: The incident occurred earlier this week. Picture:stock.xchng

CAPE TOWN - Police say three teenagers have been released on a warning after they were arrested for allegedly trying to rob train commuters with a toy gun in Muizenberg.

The incident occurred earlier this week.

The three teenagers aged 14 to 17, were detained for the possession of a dangerous weapon and an imitation firearm.

The police's Andre Traut said, "They were placed in the custody of their parents and appeared in court on the charges against them."