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Businesses warned to be vigilant after brazen robbery in Jeffreys Bay

Nov 7, 2017
Businesses warned to be vigilant after brazen robbery in Jeffreys Bay

Police in Jeffreys Bay have warned local businesses to improve their security measures as we head into the festive season. This comes after two armed suspects pounced on a business located along St Francis Street, Jeffreys Bay, at around 11am on Monday morning, and made away with an undisclosed amount of money.

"It is alleged that a security official entered the business and was confronted inside the business by two armed suspects.

"The suspects threatened the security officer and took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled from the scene in a white vehicle," police described.

"Police are investigating a case of robbery at a business premises.

"No shots were fired and no one sustained any injuries."

Local police are following up on all possible leads.

"Police also appeal to business owners and security companies to be alert of any suspicious behaviour and to increase their security measures, especially with the festive season upon us," police said.

"Anyone, who might be able to assist with any information, may contact SAPS Jeffreys Bay at 0422006800 or Crime Stop number 08600 10111."