Bandit shot in attempt to rob fruit vendor

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    A bandit was shot in the leg by his own gun after trying to rob a fruit vendor in Princes Town on Tuesday.

    Two men, one holding a firearm entered the stall along the M1 Tasker Road and announced a hold-up.

    He pointed the weapon at the vendor and a struggle ensued, during which a loud explosion was heard.

    The suspect was wounded on his right leg while the vendor ran to safety in some bushes.

    The two suspects escaped in waiting a vehicle on Cedar Hill Estate Road.

    This was later intercepted by police in Golconda and all three occupants were arrested.