TWO suspected robbers were arrested and two others were believed wounded after a shoot-out with police in Witbank.
Mpumalanga police spokesperson Captain Leonard Hlathi said yesterday police spotted a stolen vehicle on Tuesday night and followed it.
"When the suspects saw that they were being followed by the police, they started firing ..." The police returned fire, bringing the suspects' car to a halt.
Hlathi said two occupants, believed to be wounded, managed to flee, while two others were arrested at the scene. Police recovered two firearms and eight rounds of ammunition.
The suspects were due to appear in the Witbank magistrate's court yesterday. - Sapa