Subject: FW: Update on Morning Incident in Silverpine and Valley
Sent: 23 Oct 2009 11:40
Update on Morning Incident in Silverpine and Valley Criminals gained access to home in Silverpine (Moret) early Friday morning (23 Oct)
Domestic worker's actions caused the criminals to start fleeing the scene (she has been attending Penny Steyn's training for over 1 year). Domestic worker's screams alerted neighbours. One neighbour called 10111.
Shots were fired - - More neighbours pressed Armed Response panic buttons.
Police were first on the scene (well before Armed Response companies) - well done to the neighbour who called 10111.
Linden SAPS chased vehicle, criminals lost control of vehicle in Valley (Robinhills).
Shootout ensued. One suspect killed; one suspect injured (in hospital); and a third arrested. Our Police are fine.
The young family in Silverpine are fine but traumatised. Linden CPF Victim Support have been on the scene.
Criminals have also been traced to previous incidents in Blairgowrie.
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