The 33-year-old man who attempted to crash his vehicle into News Café in Rosebank on Friday appeared in court on Monday morning at the Hillbrow magistrate court.
Vehicles, furniture and the building facade were damaged when he allegedly drove over the sidewalk by News Café Rosebank. He drove through the outside tables and umbrellas where staff and patrons had to run for safety.
Gauteng police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said the man was arrested on Friday. He was charged with reckless and negligent driving and driving while under the influence of alcohol.
News Café tweeted on Friday:
— News Cafe (@NewsCafeZA) April 23, 2021