Rustenburg municipality robbed

2010-06-02 09:27

The Rustenburg local municipality has been robbed of about R100

000.


Lieutenant Colonel Lesego Metsi of the South African Police Service

said five armed men held a cashier at gunpoint at the rates hall yesterday

morning after it was opened for business.


They forced her to open the safe and made off with money and

cheques with an estimated total of R100 000.


He said the men fled in a Mercedes-Benz with Gauteng registration

plates.


Police lost track of them at the Marikana toll plaza, 15 km from

Rustenburg.


Metsi said: “We do not know which direction they took after the

tollgate. A chopper was used in the search but they were not found.”


Police are still investigating.
 

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