Suspect in hospital after being assaulted in attempted robbery
Residents at a nearby settlement corned the suspect and assaulted him.
CAPE TOWN - A suspect is receiving medical treatment under police guard in hospital following an attempted robbery in Philippi East.
Police say he was part of six men who tried to rob a gambling place at a shopping centre before police and security were able to intervene.
Four suspects were arrested on the scene while the other two managed to escape.
Residents at a nearby settlement corned one of the two and assaulted him.
Two firearms were confiscated at the scene and the investiagtions continues.