Cop, robber killed in shoot-out

2014-04-22 07:04
(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Mthatha - A policeman and a robber were shot dead during a shoot-out in Tsolo near Mthatha on Monday, Eastern Cape police said.

"Four armed men robbed Boxer Superstore of an undisclosed amount of money around 17:00. The police were called and followed the robbers," said Lieutenant Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela.

A shoot-out ensued between the police and the robbers.

"Unfortunately one of our members was shot dead and one robber was also shot dead, the other three managed to escape."

He said undisclosed amount of money was recovered and the police were following leads to arrest the three men.

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