Cape Town - A 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at an auction house on Saturday.

He was held after a police chase after the robbery at the Robin Mills auction group in Westlake Drive near Tokai.

Police are still searching for the second suspect’.

Spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut said that on Saturday just before lunchtime two armed men entered the auctioneers’ premises in Westlake Kirstenhof.

The suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

“Shortly after the incident, one of the suspects, a 32-year-old-male, was arrested on a charge of armed robbery. He was arrested close to the scene,” Traut added.

He said he could not disclose further details as the matter was now part of an ongoing investigation .

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Cape Argus