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Five armed suspects flee with cellphones after robbing Uitenhage shop

May 22, 2018
Five armed suspects flee with cellphones after robbing Uitenhage shop

Police are investigating a business robbery incident after five men, four armed with firearms, robbed a cell phone shop in Caledon Street, Uitenhage, on Tuesday morning.

"On Tuesday, around 09:30, it is alleged that five men entered a cellphone shop in Caledon Street, Uitenhage, pretending to be customers," described police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"Two assistants were held at gunpoint, while the other three ransacked the shop.

"Suspects stole an undisclosed number of cell phones before fleeing in a Toyota Corolla."

He said that the suspects are still at large.

"Police are urging anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects to contact Crime Stop 08600 10111."