South Africa 17.2.2016 12:46 pm

VIDEO: Airport follow-home robbery caught on camera

A  still from a video clip showing a resident of Lonehill, Johannesburg being robbed after he was followed home from OR Tambo International Airport. Photo: Intelligence Bureau/YouTube

A still from a video clip showing a resident of Lonehill, Johannesburg being robbed after he was followed home from OR Tambo International Airport. Photo: Intelligence Bureau/YouTube

The suspects made off with iPads, cellphones and R170 00 in cash.

Douglasdale police in Johannesburg are searching for an unconfirmed number of suspects who were caught on CCTV cameras robbing a man at the gates of an estate in Lonehill on Saturday.

In the video posted by Intelligence Bureau, the victim’s car is seen pulling up to the front of the gates of the estate. Shortly afterwards, the suspects’ car pulling up behind the victim’s vehicle. The suspects are then seen pointing a gun at the victim, Fourways Review reported.

Douglasdale police spokesperson Warrant Officer Balan Muthan confirmed the incident, saying the victim had been followed to the estate from OR Tambo International Airport.

The suspects made off with iPads, cellphones and R170 00 in cash, he added. No arrests have made. Police investigations are ongoing.

In a separate incident, video footage emerged showing a Noordkruin, Krugersdorp, resident’s narrow escaping after he was surprised by three armed suspects who had followed him home.

On a minute-long video clip, the resident is seen being followed into his driveway and narrowly escaping from the violent attackers. As the man’s automatic gate closes behind him after arriving home, the suspects can be seen rushing on to the property. For a few seconds the suspects disappeared into a blind corner, and one of them is seen circling the bakkie.

Seconds later the gate reopens, and the resident is seen reversing out of his driveway at high speed, with the suspects running after him. The bakkie is seen reversing down the street as the suspects flee the scene.

– Caxton News Service

 

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