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Police vehicle allegedly used in Thornhill robbery

Police vehicle allegedly used in Thornhill robbery


Police are investigating an armed robbery at Thornhill outside Port Elizabeth in which the suspects were allegedly dropped at the crime scene by a police vehicle.

Police spokesperson, Lieutenant-Colonel Priscilla Naidu, says according to eyewitnesses, four or five men were dropped at a tavern late on Sunday night.

Once the dog unit vehicle left, the men allegedly robbed a woman of five-thousand rand in cash and cell phones, before hijacking a man's car, which they used as a get-away vehicle. .

Naidu says its a matter of time before the police officers involved are apprehended and charged.

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