Radio station robbed while DJs on air

2012-08-13 09:37
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Durban - A radio station in Durban’s city centre was robbed while staff were on air on Sunday evening.

Police spokesperson Colonel Jay Naicker told The Witness that “four to five” people entered the premises of Radio Al Ansaar on West Street in Overport at about 21:00 and robbed staff of money and other valuables.

“The suspects fled and police gave chase,” said Naicker, adding that it was still unclear how many people had been robbed.

The station declined to comment when contacted by The Witness late on Sunday night, saying they would make “a collective statement” on Monday.

Following the robbery, two people tweeted, alerting others of a black Nissan X-Trail without any number plates, which was possibly the robbers’ getaway vehicle.

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