Short-lived joy for robbers

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Short-lived joy for robbers

Crime Reporter 

TWO suspected armed robbers were arrested on Sunday in Harare, a few minutes after they had robbed a man of his cellphone, wallet, a pair of shoes and clothes.

The stolen goods were recovered.

National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said police in Harare arrested Leeroy Dhewa (28) and Learmore Mutiro (29) after a robbery along Warberry Road in Mabelreign where the complainant was attacked and his cellphone, wallet, a pair of shoes and clothing were stolen.

“The arrest led to the recovery of the stolen items,” he said.

Police in Harare are investigating a robbery where three passengers attacked and robbed a motorist giving them a lift. 

The two men and a woman stole three cellphones on Saturday opposite Aspindale Truck Shop.

The motorist had offered a lift to the suspects at a service station in Glen View 8. 

Police have since launched a manhunt for the suspects