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Security guard assaulted during Joubertina farm robbery

Jul 30, 2018
Security guard assaulted during Joubertina farm robbery

Police are investigating a case of business robbery after two men assaulted a security guard during farm robbery in Joubertina over the weekend.

"On Saturday, at around 03h00am, it is alleged that two men, one armed with a firearm stormed into a farm near route R62 in Misgund, Joubertina," said police spokesprson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"It is said that the two men assaulted a security guard on duty and thereafter locked her inside the security duty room.

"The suspects stole two cellphones, a backpack and electric tools from the warehouse before fleeing the scene."

He said 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.