Robbers hold up Vryheid municipality

2014-10-16 00:00

ARMED robbers struck the AbaQulusi Municipality in Vryheid on Friday last week, making off with a large amount of money.

Armed with pistols, four men burst into the municipal building at the corner of Mark and High streets in Vryheid and held two G4S security guards at gunpoint on their way to loading money into the security vehicle.

The robbers disarmed the security guards and fled in a BMW with boxes of money containing R469 000. No one was hurt during the robbery and no arrests have yet been made.

According to police spokesperson Captain Thulani Zwane, the investigation is continuing.

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