Armed robbers seriously injured after their getaway car hit a tree during high speed chase


FOUR suspected armed robbers were early yesterday morning apprehended by members of the public a few minutes after they had robbed and dumped a woman in the Mbare area.

The robbers, travelling in a Honda Fit, were apprehended after they were involved in an accident in Waterfalls area during a high-speed chase.

Of the four, three were seriously injured while one sustained minor injuries after their getaway car hit a tree.

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The Herald understands that the vehicle had a tyre puncture resulting in the driver losing control and hitting a tree.

They were later surrendered to officers at Waterfalls Police Station.

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Police recovered several laptops, cellphones and various properties.

It is alleged that the gang had offered the woman a lift to the city centre before robbing and stripping her nɑked.

An alert motorist witnessed the incident before chasing the gang.

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