The Newcastle SAPS are often at the forefront in the fight against crime. However, there are times when the police require the community’s assistance.
Newcastle SAPS Detectives are appealing to the Newcastle community for information, which can assist them in locating and arresting two men involved in a case of common robbery.
The incident took place on Voortrekker Road, September 7, at 11.30am, next to Habibia Butchery.
The suspect is between 30 to 35 years old. He is dark in complexion, dark brown/black eyes and is between 1.80 to 1.85 metres tall.
The suspect is between 40 to 45 years old with dark brown/ black eyes. He is medium in complexion and is between 1.70 to 1.75 metres tall.
If anyone knows the whereabouts of these suspects or has any information which may assist the case, contact the investigating officer, Constable SS Nxele on 034 314 6286 or 062 782 6639
In a separate incident, Newcastle SAPS are searching for individuals who might have witnessed a collision which took place on September 19, at 5.30pm.
The incident occurred at the intersection of the Dannhauser and Normandien Road on the N11.
Newcastle police spokesperson, Captain Jabulani Ncube explains the collision involved three motor vehicles.
The one vehicle was a Toyota Quantum, which was travelling from Ladysmith to Newcastle, with passengers. The second vehicle involved a Toyota Cressida travelling from Dannhauser, while the third vehicle was an Audi travelling from Newcastle towards Ladysmith.
Two people died in the horrific collision.
If anyone has information which can assist the police in their investigations, they can contact Lieutenant-Colonel Themba Malinga on 034 314 6130 or 072 259 4297.