Four suspects were arrested after they attempted to rob a house in Muldersdrift.
Gauteng police Inspector Tebogo Kgomo said yesterday that police rushed to Steinvlei after receiving a tip-off.
"On arrival the police were involved in a shootout with the men. Four were caught, one escaped and two unlicensed firearms were confiscated," Kgomo said.
They will appear in the Krugersdorp magistrate's court today. - Sapa