Reports indicate that at about10:30hrs on Tuesday April 29, two men, one of whom was armed with a firearm, confronted 34 – year – old Marcel Fitzalbert as he was walking along a road in Festival City, South Ruimveldt and demanded the jewellery he was wearing.
Fitzalbert reportedly put up a resistance and a scuffle ensued between himself and the armed man, during which rounds were discharged. No one was injured, according to the Police.
Ranks of a police patrol in the area responded to the sound of the gunshots and arrested the man who had the firearm. His accomplice managed to escape with a gold chain from the victim.
The suspect is in police custody and charges are expected to be made shortly.