November 5 2017 – POLICE have arrested two men in Brits for attempted murder and being in possession of suspected stolen property, North West police said on Sunday.
Sergeant Kelebogile Moleko said the men, aged 27 and 31, were arrested on Saturday after they fired shots at police.
Police on routine patrol duties spotted a stationary suspicious vehicle in the vicinity of Wagpos. “A car chase ensued after the vehicle sped off when the police approached it. During the chase the vehicle occupants allegedly fired shots towards the police,” she said.
“According to information, the suspects stopped and got out of their vehicle and ran away. The police’s determination paid off when they apprehended the pair. The supects’ vehicle was found loaded with suspected stolen goods, including three truck tyres and a generator. Investigation into the matter continues,” Moleko said.
The pair would appear in the Brits Magistrate’s Court on Monday. – ANA