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Uitenhage police launch manhunt after business robbed

Jun 1, 2018
Uitenhage police launch manhunt after business robbed

Detectives from the Operational Command Centre in Uitenhage have launched a manhunt for two suspects, who allegedly robbed a business in Msedare Crescent, Kwanobule, on Thursday, at about 12:00.

"It is alleged that two suspects approached the 40-year-old complainant, who was busy off-loading stock infront of his shop," said police spokesperson, Captain Gerda Swart.

"A suspect, who was armed with a knife, threatened the complainant and they pushed the complainant inside the shop.

"The suspects then went around the counter and took an undisclosed amount of money."

She said that the suspects fled the scene on foot. 

"Detectives are investigating a case of robbery at a business premises and they are following up on all possible leads." 

Anyone who might be able to assist with any information, may contact SAPS Kwanobule at 041 978 8621/22 or Crime Stop number 08600 10111.