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Police appeal for leads after Amalinda security guard robbed of his rifle

Oct 18, 2018
Police appeal for leads after Amalinda security guard robbed of his rifle

Police are investigating a case of armed robbery following the robbery of an on-duty security guard at Amalinda Post office, East London, on Wednesday afternoon.

"It is alleged that a male in his mid-20s entered the facility and joined the queu pretending to be a customer then turned around and pointed the security guard with a pistol and demanded his rifle and the guard obliged, suspect fled on foot," described police spokesperson, Captain Mluleki Mbi.

Suspect managed to evade arrest

"Members of K9 unit immediately searched the surounding and spotted a fleeing suspect who threw the pistol on the ground and disappeared in the bushes."

He said that members of the public are urged to help the police in apprehending this dangerous criminal by contacting the Cambridge Police Station on 043-7097500 or 0860010111.

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