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One arrested after Humansdorp spaza shop robbed by five armed men

Nov 5, 2018
One arrested after Humansdorp spaza shop robbed by five armed men

Five men  are expected in court on Monday after they were arrested by police after apparently robbing a spaza shop in Humansdorp.

"On Friday, at around 5pm, it is alleged that five men, four armed with firearms stormed into a spaza shop in Main Street, Humansdorp," said police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"It is said two of the suspects held the seven employees at gunpoint, while others ransacked the store.

"Suspects stole eight employees' cellphones, cigarettes and cash before fleeing on foot."

He said that several residents gave chase and one of the suspects was nabbed.

"A 35-year-old man is due to appear in the Humansdorp Magistrate's Court on charges of business robbery on Monday."

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