INCIDENT: HOUSE ROBBERY
SUBURB: DURBAN NORTH
Shortly before 18:00, Marshall Security received a call for a house robbery in progress in Holmpark Place, Durban North after a neighbor noticed suspects forcing entry to the property.
Armed Reaction officers descended on the area and on arrival the suspects fled in an awaiting getaway vehicle. A brief chase
ensued with the suspects managing to evade arrest.
Further investigation revealed that three suspects derailed a driveway gate, before breaking through the front door of the home with a sledgehammer. The homeowner who was home at the time was assaulted with the butt of a firearm, before thesuspects ransacked the house.
In an attempt to evade Marshall Security Armed Reaction officers, the suspects abandoned the stolen goods in the garden of the premises. A large LCD television, jewelry, cellphones and a backpack containing live ammunition were all recovered on scene.
The victim was assessed and treated on scene by Crisis Medical paramedics and later refused further treatment.
The scene was secured and handed over to the South African Police Services for further investigation and processing.
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