Three men arrested for allegedly threatening staff and a patient
August 20, 2018 4:57 am
Three men who allegedly threatened staff and a patient at a medical center in Nadera this afternoon have been arrested.
Police says one of the four men allegedly walked into the medical practice and asked to see a dentist and had walked out after being advised by the doctor.
It’s alleged that he and three others armed with a cane knife stormed into the reception area, whereby they threatened and robbed the receptionist.
It’s also believed that they entered one of the doctor’s examination room whereby they threatened the doctor and a patient before stealing a mobile phone, backpacks and the receptionist’s personal belongings.
A call was made to the Valelevu Police Station whereby operational officers were alerted of the incident.
The Southern Division taskforce team pursued the suspects on foot while another group pursued the suspects in a vehicle.
The three were arrested at Salagi Housing within 15 to 20 minutes of the report and all items believed to have been stolen has been recovered.
The hunt continues for the fourth suspect as investigations continues.