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Hankey tavern robbed by masked men armed with electric shock devices

Oct 1, 2018
Hankey tavern robbed by masked men armed with electric shock devices

Police in Hankey are investigating a case of business robbery after two men armed with electric shock devices hit a tavern in Hankey on Sunday.

"At around 3am, the 29-year-old owner of a tavern in Nuwe Street, Centerton area, Hankey, alleged that two men wearing balaclavas attacked him and his assistant from behind with electric shock devices while they were cleaning the premises," described police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"The suspects stole undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the scene.

"At the time of the incident, it is believed that a tavern was closed for business."

Hankey police appeal for leads 

He said that police are urging anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects to contact the nearest police station or to share information via Crime Stop 08600 10111.

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