Trigger happy robber keeps police at bay in Beitbridge

BEITBRIDGE: There is a standoff between the police and a suspected armed robber in Dulivhadzimu suburbs in Beitbridge.

The suspect is reported to have evaded an early arrest Wednesday before being tracked to a house where he has locked himself and has been firing wide shorts since 1 am.

The police have surrounded the house and are saying they are waiting for him to finish up his ammunition so they safely arrest him.Additional special tactical team members have been dispatched from Bulawayo.

Cases of gun violence have been on the rise in Zimbabwe since the beginning of last year.

—Chronicle

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