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Police appeal for leads after robbers storm St Francis Bay home

Jul 9, 2018
Police appeal for leads after robbers storm St Francis Bay home

St Francis Bay police are searching for six suspected robbers, after they allegedly robbed four women inside a house in St Francis Bay on Sunday.

"At around 03:00, it is alleged that six men stormed into a house in Poivre Crescent, St Francis Bay, through an unlocked back door," said police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"The six men were wearing balaclavas, and two armed with firearms held the four victims inside a house at gunpoint.

"Suspects stole gadgets such as iPads, laptops and cellphones before fleeing the scene."

He said that no person was injured during the incident. 

"Anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects is urged to contact the investigating officer, Warrant Officer Jannie Meyer at 071 604 6336."