Homeowners urged to be vigilant after Port Elizabeth home robbed by bogus cops

JANUARY 11, 2016

KwaNobuhle police, in Port Elizabeth, on Monday said that they are investigating a case of house robbery after four men, who posed as police officers, robbed a house in KwaNobuhle, on Sunday night, at about around 9.30pm.

Accordint to Eastern Cape police, the four men entered the house in Nomaswane Street, KwaNobuhle, before two of the four suspects drew firearms and pointed the house owner and his girlfriend.

They then tied them with duct tape and thereafter ransacked the house. 

"The suspects made off with a white Toyota Quantum with registration number HMY 084 EC, an amplifier and two cellphones," police said.

"The two victims, who were not harmed during the incident, managed to free themselves and alerted the police."

Police are urging anyone with information that could assist with the arrest of the suspects to contact their nearest police station or Crime Stop at 08600 10111

"Residents are advised that they have a right to ask for an appointment certificate (police identification card) from anyone who wishes to enter their premises on the guise of being police officials, and/or to contact their nearest police station in case of uncertainty."