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Brazen robbers target Port Elizabeth church

Jul 3, 2019
Brazen robbers target Port Elizabeth church

Port Elizabeth - Port Elizabeth police are investigating a case of business robbery after a local church was robbed by knife-wielding men on Tuesday.

"It is alleged that on Tuesday, at 10.00, a 26-year-old complainant was in the prayer room at a local church in Govan Mbeki Street in Central, Port Elizabeth, when four suspects entered looking for the Pastor who was not in at the time," said police spokesperson, W/Off Alwin Labans.

"One of the suspect’s requested to be prayed for as he had a pending court case."

He said that two suspects then produced knives and robbed the complainant of his android phone.

"One suspect took the complainant to the kitchen while the others ransacked the church," W/O Labans said.

"They took and fled with a Lenovo laptop, Dixon music mixer, Dixon microphonce,R9,00 cash and a black android cellphone."

He said that police are investigating a case of Business robbery.

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