At about 2040h. last night, police say that businessman Surendram Dass of Enterprise, ECD, was in his Liquor Restaurant with three customers when three men entered, two of whom were armed with a handgun and a chopper.
The men held up Dass and the three others and took away cash, cell phones and alcohol and fled, police said. Later, police ranks at a road-block at Cove and John, ECD, observed that a motor car which was approaching suddenly turned back.
The police pursued the vehicle and subsequently caught up with it. Two men escaped from the vehicle, while the third man was arrested. He has been identified as one of the perpetrators of the armed robbery at the liquor restaurant. A cell phone which has been identified as belonging to one of the victims and a quantity of alcohol have also been recovered.