Fresh-produce outlet robbed

2017-10-04 06:00

POLICE are still looking for four men who robbed Molly’s Fruit and Vegetables on the old Greytown Road last Friday evening.

Mountain Rise Police spokesperson Captain Gay Ebrahim confirmed the incident and said the police are investigating a case of a business robbery.

“It is alleged that four men entered the shop at around 6.30 pm and held the store manager at gun point and ordered the staff to lie on the ground. The suspects then went behind the counter and took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot,” said Ebrahim.

Ebrahim advised business owners and the community to be vigilant.

“Businesses are requested to make cash deposits during the day and not keep the day’s takings in the store.

“They should also employ the assistance of a private security company.”

She added that with the robberies that have occurred in the northern areas, the SAPS have increased visibility and patrols in the area, especially during peak periods.

Police have also deployed members to conduct foot patrol in the area.

— Supplied

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
ADVERTORIAL
Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

/News
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.