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PE police appeal for leads after brazen Day of Goodwill armed robbery

Dec 27, 2017
PE police appeal for leads after brazen Day of Goodwill armed robbery

 Mount Road Police Detectives in Port Elizabeth are investigating a case of business robbery that happened on the Day of Goodwill. 

"Just before 07:00 on Tuesday, a guard was on duty at a business premises and while he was busy in the office he noticed two suspects entering the premises," described police spokesperson, Capt Khayo Tonjeni.

"He went to investigate and noticed approximately four more suspects armed with firearms approaching him.

"The guard ran towards his office, but the suspect pointed him with a firearm and demanded the keys to the safe."

He said that the suspects fled with two bags of money with an undisclosed amount of cash in a white Izuzu bakkie.

"The guard sustained minor injuries.

"Anyone with information can contact 10111 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111," he appealed.