Vosloorus- The suspect who had a tyre around his neck, was rescued from the mob and an ambulance transported him to Mogoerane Hospital in Vosloorus for medical attention.
A man accused of several robberies and assault in Windmill Park rounded up by the community and severely assaulted. The incident happened near the intersection of Rondebult and Injankomo Street in Windmill Park, said Wilfred Kgasago, Spokesperson for the metro police.
The community members were persuaded to stop the mob justice and the man was rescued and an ambulance summoned to attend to his injuries. He said two women among the crowd came forward, alleging that the suspect was responsible for robbing one of them of their handbag, a cellphone and R250 cash. Only the handbag and the cellphone were recovered by the police.
The other woman claimed that she witnessed both the robbery and the assault,’’ after receiving medical attention the suspect was detained at Dawn Park Police Station’’.