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KwaNobuhle police investigating after armed men robbed a liquor outlet

Mar 8, 2019
KwaNobuhle police investigating after armed men robbed a liquor outlet

The suspects then allegedly fled in a yellow VW Golf from the scene

Police in Kwanobuhle, Uitenhage, have launched a manhunt for a group of suspects, who allegedly robbed a business in Ponanatini Road, Kwanobuhle, on Thursday evening, at around 17:45.

"It is alleged that the group entered the premises and pretended to purchase liquor," described police spoeksperson, Captain Gerda Swart.

"The suspects (all armed with firearms) then threatened the 30-year-old complainant and one suspect pistol-whipped the complainant over his head."

Several bottles of liquor, an undisclosed amount of cash and cellphones stolen during Kwanobuhle robbery

She said that the suspects then took several bottles of liquor, an undisclosed amount of cash and cellphones.

"The suspects then allegedly fled in a yellow VW Golf from the scene. No shots were fired during the robbery and detectives are following up on all possible leads," Capt Swart said.

"Anyone, who might be able to assist with any information about the robbery, may contact the investigating officer, Detective Warrant Officer Wouter Verwey on 084 846 2273 or Crime Stop number 08600 10111."

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