Parklands pupil robbed

Police arrested a man for allegedly mugging a school pupil in Parklands.

Table View police spokeswoman Captain Adriana Chandler said the 15-year-old had been walking to school in Humewood Drive on Tuesday, September 11, shortly before 8am, when two men blocked his way. They grabbed the boy’s cellphone and earphones and ordered him to carry on walking to school.

The boy reported the crime and police arrested a man hiding behind the bushes near the crime scene. The boy identified him as one of the perpetrators.

The cellphone was recovered.

Police have closed a Dunoon tavern for operating without a licence and arrested its owner.

Milnerton police spokeswoman Captain Nopaya Madyibi said the tavern was raided on Tuesday, September 11 at about 1pm and liquor to the value of about R400 000 seized. A 44-year-old woman has been charged with selling liquor without a licence.