ARTICLES RELATING TO ROBBERY

It's not classified: Ads go bad

2013-09-24 07:06

Take care when responding to online auto classifieds, says DAVE FALL, you could lose more than your cash.

Dizzy thief flees in stolen car

2013-04-02 11:36

A stolen car was used in Australia to help a bag-snatcher get away after running through a glass door, not something you're likely to see in SA. Watch the video.

SA Chrysler CEO shot in Gauteng

2013-02-13 09:42

Chrysler South Africa CEO Trent Barcroft, is in a critical condition after being shot during an armed robbery in Waterfall Park in Midrand.

Video: Ducati robbery foiled

2012-09-11 13:04

A group of six criminals attempted to steal bikes from a Ducati dealership. Fortunately the dealership's staff managed to foil the robbery. Watch the video!

Victim shoots, kills robbers

2010-03-07 10:16

A man has shot and killed two men who were trying to rob him on Durban’s Point.

Robbers hit Jhb supermarket

2009-10-18 12:50

Nine armed men have robbed a supermarket in southern Johannesburg, holding up staff and customers and fleeing with cash and airtime vouchers.

Woman shot in the head

2009-09-20 14:09

Robbers have shot a woman in the head and the neck during a suspected house robbery at her home in Springs.

Robber killed in Lyttelton

2009-08-21 22:08

A man has been shot dead while trying to rob a police officerat gunpoint in Lyttelton, Pretoria police say.

Another mall hit

2009-08-17 16:35

Two businessmen have been ambushed and robbed of a large amount of money at Pretoria mall, Gauteng police say.

SAPS: Protocol not followed

2009-08-15 23:10

A foreign minister who was assaulted during an armed robbery at his friend's home in Bryanston should have asked for VIP police protection, the police say.

Mom, babies suffer severe burns

2009-08-07 21:07

Four people, including two 13-month-old babies, are in a critical condition after they sustained severe burns during an alleged armed robbery in Blairgowrie, Netcare 911 says.

Domestic's brother arrested

2009-07-26 12:45

The 26-year-old brother of a Johannesburg domestic worker has been arrested following a robbery at a Jhb home.

2 assaulted, robbed at ATM

2009-06-27 12:36

Two women have been assaulted and robbed by two men after withdrawing a large amount of money at an ATM in Mkondeni in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

Woman, 65, fights off robbers

2009-06-24 09:47

A 65-year-old woman has chased off three robbers who attacked her at a guesthouse in Port Elizabeth.

Metro cops steal R113 000

2009-06-19 07:46

Two Johannesburg metro police officers have been arrested after allegedly robbing a man of cash outside Montecasino in Fourways.

Jhb cops stop robbery sprees

2009-06-15 21:06

A man has been killed and three others injured in two separate shootouts between Johannesburg police and two gangs of robbers.

Robber killed in shoot-out

2009-06-11 21:17

A suspected robber has been killed in shoot-out with police in Amersfoort near Ermelo. The man’s three accomplices escaped.

Woman held for killing robber

2009-06-07 14:48

A woman has been arrested for shooting and killing a man suspected of breaking into her house.

Spar owner killed in robbery

2009-06-02 18:02

Three gunman have shot dead the owner of a Spar supermarket in KwaZulu-Natal, after apparently following him home from work.

Olympic cyclist stabbed

2009-06-02 10:44

An Olympic cyclist has been hospitalised and four other members of the MTN cycling team are injured following a house robbery in Potchefstroom.

Cops walk in on armed robbery

2009-05-27 14:25

Five armed robbers got more than they bargained for when police walked in on them while they were robbing a Johannesburg family at gunpoint, and a shootout ensued.

 

Pregnant woman robs shop

2013-06-11 14:58

Watch as this mom-to-be uses a gun to rob a shop… for a strawberry daiquiri.

Women: Staying safe in your car

2013-03-16 08:18

We women often take safety for granted, says Wheels24's JANINE-LEE GORDON. We're thinking about too many things - so here's five items and 50 tips about fighting back.

Robbed at the gym

2012-11-01 16:41

Just how safe is your stuff while you're on the treadmill?

Woman kidnapped, robbed

2010-05-02 15:54

A 41-year-old woman was allegedly robbed and kidnapped from her house by a man in his mid 20s in Mpumalanga.

Robbers kill casino patron

2010-03-04 14:45

A "terrified" onlooker has described how a group of 17 armed robbers killed a patron of Graceland Hotel Casino in Mpumalanga, and injured two police officers as they tried to flee.

Man sees robbers leave in BMW

2009-09-27 07:32

Heidelberg police are searching for four armed men who robbed a store of an undisclosed amount of money.

3 held for Springs robbery

2009-08-24 21:07

Three men have been arrested after robbing a man who had just withdrawn R20 000 from a bank in Springs.

Two held for mall robbery

2009-08-20 20:15

Two more arrests have been made in connection with a robbery at the Trade Route Mall in Lenasia, Gauteng police say.

ATM conman arrested

2009-08-17 11:14

A Limpopo man has been arrested for robbery after he allegedly offered people cool drink laced with drugs after they withdrew cash.

Robbers assault minister

2009-08-15 22:19

A foreign minister who was visiting the country has been assaulted during an armed robbery in Bryanston.

Woman, 74, tied up for 3 days

2009-08-05 21:05

A 74-year-old Port Elizabeth woman was tied up and locked in her house for three days without food or water after being attacked by robbers, police say.

Menlyn robbers 'grabbed a taxi'

2009-07-19 14:38

Three men who robbed a jewellery store in Menlyn Park shopping centre apparently caught a taxi after committing the crime, Pretoria police have said.

Family tortured by robbers

2009-06-25 10:08

An Mpumalanga man says it must have been his "lucky day", after two robbers each pulled a trigger aiming to shoot him, but neither weapon fired.

Robbers, victim die in scuffle

2009-06-23 14:28

Two robbers and one of their intended victims have been shot dead at a house in Kleinmond, say Western Cape police.

Ex-cop stabbed through heart

2009-06-18 11:05

A former police captain has been stabbed through the heart and killed during a robbery at his Durban home.

Cop shot in restaurant robbery

2009-06-13 16:00

An off duty police officer has been wounded after he tried to intervene during an attempted robbery at a restaurant in Johannesburg.

Man held for robbery spree

2009-06-10 07:34

A man has been arrested for a robbery spree more than a month ago in which a number of stores were hit, Gauteng police say.

4 robbers, cop die in shootout

2009-06-05 11:47

Four robbers and a policeman have been killed in a shootout after a robbery at a pension payout point in the Eastern Cape.

Cash guards set alight

2009-06-02 17:09

Two cash guards have sustained serious burn wounds after they were set alight by cash-in-transit robbers during a heist in Mpumalanga.

Mormon elder attacked in Moz

2009-05-31 14:32

The US-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says an elder, his wife and two other couples have been attacked and robbed in Mozambique.

 
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