Cop in stable condition after Spur shootout
A Cape police officer was responding to an armed robbery at a Spur in Durbanville when he was shot.
CAPE TOWN - A police officer who was wounded in a shootout in Durbanville on Monday is in a stable condition.
He was shot while responding to an armed robbery at a Spur.
Three armed men stormed the restaurant yesterday and held up a staff member.
Spur manager John Peace said the gunmen forced a female employee into the an office "threatened her with a firearm".
"They took all her personal possessions, including her jewellery, handbag, cellphone and car keys."
The woman opened the back entrance of the restaurant for a delivery, when the men forced their way in and robbed her.
A suspect was also wounded during the incident.