ARTICLES RELATING TO ROBBERY

Three survive attack at home

2016-04-25 10:00

An elderly couple and their daughter managed to fend off attackers during a home invasion in Lincoln Meade on Friday afternoon.

Five robbers shot dead, two escape after shootout with police

2016-04-05 11:30

The hunt is on for two men involved in an armed robbery syndicate after five of their accomplices were gunned down by police in Mooi River on Sunday.

Brazen burglary leaves Wartburg resident furious

2016-03-23 09:04

It took burglars who targeted a Wartburg home less than 20 minutes to ransack the house and steal two cars.

Capitec robbery: four accused released on bail

2016-03-18 12:00

Four men charged with a R332 000 armed robbery at Capitec Bank in the city last month were granted bail ­ranging from R4 000 to R15 000 on Thursday.

Tattooed burglar arrested twice

2016-03-11 09:00

A tattooed burglar plaguing the Scottsville area is still in hospital after he was tackled by a police dog earlier this week.

State to oppose bail plea of alleged Capitec Bank robbers

2016-03-07 10:52

Four men charged with robbing a security guard of more than R300 000 in cash at Capitec Bank in Pietermaritzburg will make a bid for bail in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

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WATCH: Alleged armed robbery at petrol station caught on camera

According to Crime Watch, an armed robbery allegedly took place recently at an Engen garage in Gauteng.

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Ashburton family robbed at gunpoint

2016-01-06 07:58

An Ashburton father watched as his wife and children were pulled to another room by armed robbers at their home on Monday night.

Medics robbed in hoax

2015-12-23 10:21

The KwaZulu-Natal Health Department is reeling with shock after a hoax call for an ambulance resulted in the crew being robbed at gunpoint and the vehicle set alight and burned to a crisp on Monday night.

Local radio presenter Gina robbed at knifepoint

2015-12-16 09:40

A prominent Pietermaritzburg radio presenter was lucky to escape unscathed when he was robbed at knifepoint near his home.

 

Robber killed in shootout

2016-04-22 10:13

A raging gunbattle broke out when armed robbers attempted to break into the house of a high-ranking Pietermaritzburg police officer on Wednesday night.

Police go undercover to curb Hayfields burglaries

2016-03-23 10:54

Pietermaritzburg police say they are working closely with homeowners to curb the rate of burglaries in the Hayfields area.

Gang besieges city suburb

2016-03-22 13:35

A crew of burglars with the same modus operandi as the infamous “Five-Minute Gang” is confounding police and striking fear into the hearts of residents in suburbs around Hayfields.

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WATCH: Insane, scary taxi robbery ends in sweet justice

A video captured the horrifying moment a masked gunman threatens the life of a taxi driver... and the swift justice served by nearby police.

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Tracking app outsmarts wily cellphone thief in city

2016-03-09 11:35

Wielding the power of technology a Pietermaritzburg couple used an application to trace cellphones stolen from their unit in Marble Arch complex, resulting in a man being arrested.

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Video shows shop, car looting amid housing unrest in CT

Footage has emerged showing a crowd looting a spaza shop, and then a nearby vehicle, allegedly during the recent unrest in Parkwood, Cape Town. The situation in the area has been volatile this week after shacks were torn down by City officials. Watch.

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WATCH: Hillbrow serial robber caught on CCTV footage

CCTV footage uploaded to YouTube shows what appears to be a serial robber targeting pedestrians in Hillbrow. Watch as the man - who appears to be working with others - robs passersby.

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Guard put in boot as six rob store

2016-01-05 09:00

A Richmond Mall security guard was thrown into the boot of a car while six men robbed the Richmond Jet Mart stores on New Year’s Day.

High-speed chase, two arrests after elderly couple robbed in CBD

2015-12-16 10:16

The hunt is on for one of three men who robbed an elderly couple in broad daylight in the CBD on Tuesday.

Underberg farm, foreign guests robbed

2015-07-28 09:49

A COUPLE at an Underberg farm were woken up in the dead of night by criminals who assaulted and robbed them and then robbed their foreign guests.

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