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Police appeal for leads after Uitenhage tavern robbed by armed men

Aug 7, 2018
Police appeal for leads after Uitenhage tavern robbed by armed men

Police are investigating a business robbery after two men hit a tavern in KwaNobuhle, Uitenhage, on Monday afternoon.

"Just after 3pm, it is alleged that two men entered a tavern in Gqubusha Street, KwaNobuhle, and pretended to be customers," said police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"One of the men drew a firearm and held owner at gunpoint. Suspects stole undisclosed amount of cash and a plasma television before fleeing the scene."

He said that, at this stage, it is unknown whether suspects used a getaway vehicle.

"No person was injured during the incident. Police are urging anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects to contact the nearest police station or to share information via Crime Stop 08600 10111."