Search launched for armed robbers in Kwanobuhle

Kwanobuhle: Detectives from the South African Police Service in Kwanobuhle in conjunction with detectives from the Uitenhage Cluster Operational Command Centre have launched a manhunt for four armed suspects who allegedly robbed a business in Mondile Street, Kwanobuhle today at about 13:00. It is alleged that four males entered the shop, pretending to purchase items. One suspect, drew a firearm and threatened the shop assistant and demanded cash. The other three suspects, armed with knives, proceeded to ransack the shop. A scuffle ensued between one of the suspects and a shop assistant in which the assistant was stabbed. The suspects fled on foot from the scene with electronic devices, cash and groceries.

Kwanobuhle SAPS were notified and detectives are following up on all possible leads. Anyone who might be able to assist with any information about the robbery, may contact SAPS Kwanobuhle on 041 9788600 or the Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

Source: South African Police Service