Police appeal for assistance after five gunmen rob two supermarkets in Mthatha

AUGUST 26, 2016

Police in Mthatha have launched a manhunt after five gunmen robbed two businesses, the Lubna and Eluxolweni supermarkets, at Canzibe, in Ngqeleni, on Thursday afternoon, at about 16h00.

"It is alleged that the suspects robbed both shops of an undisclosed amount of money, duvets and blankets and fled the scene driving a white Hyundai," Eastern Cape police said.

"Police gave chase and found vehicle abandoned at Ntsundwana in Ngqeleni at about 18h00.

"Cases of armed robbery were opened at Ngqeleni Police Station for investigation. Anyone with information about the case or whereabouts of the suspects can contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111."