Uitenhage police on the heels of six armed robbers

SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

Police in Uitenhage on Sunday launched a manhunt after six armed men allegedly robbed an Afri-Mart supermarket in Kamesh, Uitenhage.

The incident happened at around 15:00 in the afternoon.

"Six men with firearms stormed into a supermarket in Kamesh Road and momentarily held customers and staff hostage in one of the store rooms," police said.

"[The] suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of cash in two vehicles, a white Toyota Tazz and a white Toyota Quantum.

"No person was injured during the incident."

Police said they are following up all leads and arrests are imminent.