City of CT condemns attacks on metro cops

In one incident, a driver is believed to have purposefully driven over the foot of an officer.

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CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town has condemned weekend attacks on its metro cops.

In one incident, a driver is believed to have purposefully driven over the foot of an officer.

In another incident, a traffic officer was robbed of his service pistol and cellphone.

Mayco member for Safety and Security JP Smith said: “We call on the public to help us catch the people who robbed a traffic officer at gunpoint of his service pistol and cellphone under the pretext of needing directions. These are examples of the dangers our staff [members] face on an all too regular basis.”

(Edited by Thapelo Lekabe)