Western Cape police arrested four men on Friday 2 July after they held a family at gunpoint during a house robbery at Silvertown in Malmesbury.
The incident occurred shortly after 20:00hours. The suspects, aged between 25 and 33, held a 34-year-old man and his family at gunpoint and fled with household goods and the victim’s vehicle.
Police spokesperson, Colonel Andrè Traut, said members of the Darling police responded, after the information about the house robbery in the adjacent policing precinct was broadcast over the police radio.
“The stolen vehicle was spotted and stopped in Soutdam Road and the four male occupants were arrested in possession of the stolen property and an unlicensed firearm” Traut said.
The suspects are expected to appear in court on today (Monday 5 July).